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Ancestor Figure - Terracota - Igbo - Nigeria

Lot reference 28099855

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Location: Netherlands
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2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Object: Ancestor Figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Igbo
Region/ country: Nigeria
Material: Terracota
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 46×20×21 cm
Weight: 3900 g

Large terracotta ancestor figure from the Igbo people of Nigeria. The Igbo villages councils composed of the eldest people from each family govern the tribe. Their power is counterbalanced by secret societies.

Terracotta figures produces by the women symbolize divination spirits an are kept on domestic altars. Overall good condition with traces of wear and tear. The coiffure has some broken part.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Asian African Art is a gallery specialized in authentic ethnographic art from varied tribes in Africa and Asia, based in the Netherlands.
Besides the ethnographic art, we have a specialism in golden collectible coins.

For more info and other interesting items visit our website: Asian African Art from the Netherlands (Vessem).

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    Strange review. You have placed the bet by yourself, how can you say that it's expensive? For better prices I recommend you to have a look on our own website. You don't have to pay 9% commission here. Please visit: www.asianafricanart.com
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  • A great seller, always exceedingly prompt in his shipping and highly responsive to communication. Very happy to add this interesting drum to my collection. Also great that he uses paper for packing.

    JeffSpurr August 24, 2019

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  • Munt in goede staat en goed verpakt ontvangen. Hartelijk dank hiervoor.

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    Bien reçu ce jour, tout est parfait, très satisfait de l’achat mais surtout très satisfait du professionnalisme d’Asian African art.
    Je recommande vivement.
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    user-06e5a16 August 14, 2019

  • Good packing and fast shipping. Thank you very much.

    powercomp August 14, 2019

  • Arrived safely yesterday-packed in good protected materials. Item was as promised.

    BillGMD August 11, 2019

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    very well packed and fast delivered. nice peace for my collection. and very happy with it.
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    moaieni August 9, 2019

  • The item is as described and the packaging was really perfect. It's always hard to ship delicate objects, so I'm happy they did a really good job on this one. I'm 100% satisfied.

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United States $83.95
Austria $20.15
Belgium $15.67
Canada $83.95
Denmark $20.15
France $20.15
Germany $15.67
Ireland $25.74
Italy $21.27
Luxembourg $17.91
Netherlands $11.19
Norway $44.77
Poland $25.74
Portugal $25.74
Spain $21.27
Sweden $24.63
Switzerland $44.77
United Kingdom $20.15
Rest of Europe $44.77
Anywhere else $83.95

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