2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Igbo|
|Period:||2nd half 20th century|
|Condition:||Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
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.
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Catawiki member since May 6, 2014, received 1584 reviews in total (621 in last 12 months)
|Feedback score:||99.4% (621 reviews)|
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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.
Munt in goede staat en goed verpakt ontvangen. Hartelijk dank hiervoor.
Good packing and fast shipping. Thank you very much.
Arrived safely yesterday-packed in good protected materials. Item was as promised.
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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|Rest of Europe||$44.77|
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