A Igbo Statue Nigéria , Circa 1930
- Status : Sold
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- Period : 20th century
- Materials : Wood, kaolin, color pigments.
- Dimensions : l. 12.2 inch X H. 68.9 inch X P. 11.42 inch
- Price : 8000€
The Igbo are one of Nigeria’s three major ethnic groups, accounting for about 20% of the total population, concentrated in the south-east of the country, but constituting 20% ??of the total population, concentrated in the south-east of the country, but constituting a significant part of the inhabitants of Lagos, to the west, and Kano, to the north. The Igbo culture (Heebo, Ibo, Ibos, Igbo), is composed of archaic practices, which can be influenced by other ethnic groups (Houssa, or Yoruba). Note the presence of two swastikas, one of the oldest symbols of humanity, above the chest, on both sides of the central scarification, found in Europe, Africa, Oceania , the Americas, Asia. statue to be compared to the female statue, by the master Awka (J.Kerchache coll., Paris 1968-69) cf .: African art, Mazenod, Paris 1988, p.176; Wood, kaolin, color pigments. Nigeria, circa 1930. Height with base: 185