**Originally Listed At $300**
West Africa, Nigeria, Niger River Delta area, possibly Oron or Eket peoples, ca. early 20th century CE. A carved wooden stake-shaped ancestor figure, with a cylindrical body terminating in a point and the upper quarter carved into the form of a head with deepset eyes, a long nose, and scarification marks incised around the temples. Size: 31.25" H (79.4 cm); 33.5" H (85.1 cm) on included custom stand.
Provenance: ex Adeon Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA, acquired prior to 1970
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