Lot: 280

94th Tribal Art Auction

Statue for male aggression "iphri"

Nigeria, Urhobo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
German Private Collection (coll. in situ, 1972-75) H: 19.6 inch 800 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, kaolin, cowry shells, wire, fabric, missing parts/ insect caused damage (head of the quadruped "beast") The object is completely covered by a heavily encrusted sacrificial patina.