Lot 60
  • 60

Igbo Mask, Nigeria

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 USD
Sold
20,000 USD
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Description

  • wood

Provenance

Mariette Henau, Antwerp, by 1974
Alan Brandt, New York
Myron Kunin, Minneapolis, acquired form the above on March 11, 1998

Exhibited

Société Générale de Banque, Brussels, Masques du monde, June 28 - July 31, 1974, pl. 39
Frederick S. Wight Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles,  Igbo Arts: Community and Cosmos, October 9 - November 25, 1984; additional venues:
The Center for African Art, New York, March 12 - June 16, 1985
The National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., July 31 - October 13, 1985
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, January 5 – March 2, 1986
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, April 10 – June 15, 1986
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, extended loan, May 14, 1998 - March 11, 2013

Literature

Philippe Guimiot and Lucien Van de Velde, Masques du monde, Brussels, 1974, no. 39
Herbert M. Cole, Igbo Arts: Community and Cosmos, Los Angeles, 1974, p. 199, fig. 312
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