Statue Tiv Ihambe



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Statue Tiv Ihambe (N° 5670)

In African art, there are few Tiv statues.
Celles are made of hardwood and have a slightly crusty patina.
There are body scarifications such as crow's feet around the mouth. This is the Ihambe to post variant.
Insif the female statue rests on a circular base that was buried in the ground.
These statues are not made in homage to ancestors but to guardians who protect the family, and are invoked at weddings.  


Sold for 150.00
 


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OriginPièce récoltée "in situ" 1985
EthnyTiv
Countrynigéria
Material(s)wood
Height72
Width14
Weight3.30 Kg
Estimated datingcirca 1960
Socle includedYes

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