GREAT! Authentic, old dancing staff, IBO, Nigeria, approx. 1950
GREAT! Old, authentic dancing staff of the Nigerian IBO tribe. Well worn and showing fine aging and usage patina. Traces of white kaolin colouring are still visible, underlining the peaceful character of the rituals in which it was used. Ample traces of blue pigment indicate its magical character. The staff is neatly mounted on a stand.
Height: 43 cm (48 cm stand included)
Weight: 764 grams
Date: approx. 1950
Provenance: From Peter Beaujean's private collection (ex-gallery Tounkara, Rotterdam)