Lot: 196

93rd Tribal Art Auction

Four-figured shrine sculpture

Nigeria, Igbo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Morton Dimondstein, Los Angeles, USA
Marc Franklin, Portland, USA
James Willis, San Francisco, USA
Sotheby's, New York, 18 November 1997, Lot 214
H: 17.9 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, pigments, rest. (base), pedestal

Cole, Herbert M. and Aniakor, Chike C., "Igbo Arts, Community and Cosmos", Los Angeles,1984, p. 93, ill. 174 Exhibited:

"Igbo Arts. Community and Cosmos", Los Angeles: Frederick S. Wight Gallery, 9 October - 25 November 1984; New York: The Center for African Art, 12 March - 16 June 1985; Washington D.C.: National Museum of African Art, 31 July - 13 October 1985; Birmingham (Alabama), Birmingham Museum of Art, 5 January – 2 March 1986; Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 10 April –15 June 1986