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69. Impressive male Figure - IGBO -Nigeria.

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$ 2,690 Bidder 4994
25-10-2016 17:03:34
$ 1,811 Bidder 4994
25-10-2016 17:03:17
$ 1,207 Bidder 4994
25-10-2016 17:00:57
$ 384 Bidder 0865
22-10-2016 16:59:51
$ 247 Bidder 9598
22-10-2016 12:54:43
$ 219 Bidder 2592
22-10-2016 00:50:47
$ 109 Bidder 1487
21-10-2016 14:04:22

Early to half 20th century. - Moderate condition, see pictures.

Height = 92 cm

MATERIAL: wood, red grains, black red and white pigments, missing foot, split in arm (see pictures). Offers remains. Sold with base.
PROVENANCE: Dr. Peter Westerdijk, Utrecht, Netherlands acquired the piece in the 70 'in a private collection in England.

"Alusi" IGBO Nigeria shrine figure first half 20th century.
This statue is from the northern Igbo country. Cubist style. Elongated slender chest, arms folded on the belly, one of the arms holding a mirror surrounded by red seeds,
Crest with red and white circles, face scarified on the temples.
Patina gray -white earthy.
Bibliography. For comparable work probably carved by the same workshop. - Fowler Museum in Los Angeles USA. (Inv. X73-576 UCLA MCH).
- Cole and Aniakor Igbo arts community and cosmos Los Angeles 1984 Fig. 166. http://amzn.to/2etBPXr

May be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.

Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden, a dealer with 25 years experience.
FREE SHIPPING. NO PRICE LIMIT. Sent registered with DPD Track & Trace.

Please note: seller guarantees this product's authenticity.

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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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