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Provenance: Donald Taitt, an abstract painter from Paris. H= 83cmThese monumental Alusi figures from the Ibo tribe of southeastern and Northern Nigeria represent their protective deity.The social importance of these items is demonstrated by their thick, encrusted patina, representing decades of votive offerings that include organic materials, as well as ochre and white pigments. There are some stable cracks in the wood, and parts of feet missing.H= 83cm

Condition

Vintage Condition, used with visible signs of wear and missing parts (near the left ear, feet)

Dimensions

23.8 x 81.4 x 17.8 cm

Buyer's Premium

  • 12%

Ibo female figure NigeriaProv: Taitt collection

Estimate €1,500 - €2,500Sep 22