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45. Seldom African wooden naturalist Ekpo mask - IBIBIO - Nigeria

Seldom African wooden naturalist Ekpo mask - IBIBIO - Nigeria

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$ 1,519 Bidder 5236
22-09-2016 21:34:05
$ 1,406 Bidder 5236
22-09-2016 21:33:14
$ 1,012 Bidder 2568
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$ 675 Bidder 2568
22-09-2016 19:28:07
$ 393 Bidder 2568
22-09-2016 19:27:38
$ 225 Bidder 8830
16-09-2016 21:07:29
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16-09-2016 15:41:15

Early 20th centurry- good condition

An interesting expressive mask from the Ibibio Ekpo masquerades, with two little face masks on the side and another in the middle ( see pictures)

Ibibio mask "idiok ekpo" are depicting reincarnated ancestors with "bad morals", or ADHD symptoms, the moral ugliness is represented by the use of dark surfaces shiny and often strange disfigurations .

Height: 30 cm; Length: 18 cm. Sold with custom made stand.
Provenance: Scholar, name will be given to the buyer, Belgium

B/w Photo: G.I. Jones archives 1930's ( c) Cambridge University.
Color photo: Ekpo mask, Atani, Arochukwu, December 2015

Our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Shop in Antwerp.
Please note: Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden who guarantees this product's authenticity.
Sent by registered and insured mail, or pick it up in Antwerp …

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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 66
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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    L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.

    pierreguerin2 February 19, 2017

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    Transaction parfaite

    PRIMDAN February 10, 2017

  • Reclamar a Catawiki a la menor incidencia. La figura llegó mal embalada y rota!. He tenido que devolverla al vendedor y este "señor" no ha querido reembolsarme los gastos. Mal profesional.

    kiti14 January 30, 2017

    Response by seller
    Accidents can happen during transport. the feets of a terracota figure broke during transport.Client has been paid back.

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