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AF566: Rare Ibo Mask

AF566: Rare Ibo Mask

A rare form of Ibo / Igbo dance crest mask from the Nsukka area of Nigeria. Carved from a single piece of wood and decorated with multiple layers of natural pigment colors and German blueing. The eyes are inset with pieces of mirror, and there is old blue cloth attached to the bottom rim. Good signs of use and wear with a good patina from age and use.     

Previously in a collection in France.

22" tall by 9" wide and 11" deep. Early 20th century, Nigeria, Africa.    ....$Price on Request

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