Old decorative double mask of the IGBO, Nigeria, mid 20th century
Eye-catching object this old double mask of the IGBO from Nigeria. A decorative mask with a beautiful appearance. Here and there some damage due to chips, see the photos! On top of a salamander symbol for change but also the spirit of fire, justice, purification and courage.
Length measured over the mask: 59 cm
Weight: 1095 grams
Date: mid 20th century
Provenance: ex Peter Beaujean, Tounkara gallery in Rotterdam
(neat stand available in the webshop Only Deco ... for a good price)