300 BCE - 200 CE - Good condition
The beautiful head here presented, with his elongated and elegant proportions, is a superb example of Nok statuary. The masterful treatment of the surface makes the general appearance of the piece an epitome of monumentality and solemnity. To be noted the extremely fine rendering of the volumes of the hairstyle.
This piece comes from the collection of Irwin H. Hersey, editor and internationally known authority on tribal art. Objects from his collection are represented in major U.S. museums.
The piece has been successfully TL tested and the new owner will receive the signed original copy of the report.
22 cm in height (8.6 inches)
33 cm including custom display stand (12.9 inches)
-Irwin H. Hersey Collection, New York
Custom display stand included.
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