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Igbo Ikenga Figure

Auction:
2893B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2893B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Igbo Ikenga Figure, Nigeria, a seated male figure holding a knife and severed head, his headdress with two birds on the top tier and four more severed heads below, ht. 28 1/2 in.

Provenance: A Midwest private collection.
Estimate $500-700


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Igbo language, Igbo people, Ikenga, Nigeria

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