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1321: Ibo Tribe Ekeleke Headdress, Nigeria

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1321: Ibo Tribe Ekeleke Headdress, Nigeria

Lot 1321 Details

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Ibo Tribe Ekeleke Headdress, Nigeria, wood, human hair, kaolin, of elongated form, the top of the head crest with areas of applied human hair interwoven with long plaits, the forehead and face with protruding scarification, the oval-shaped eyes, ears and protruding mouth outlined in black pigment, h. 22". Provenance: Collected in situ, December 1988, Davis Gallery, New Orleans. Private collection, Jackson, Mississippi.
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1321: Ibo Tribe Ekeleke Headdress, Nigeria

Estimate $1,800 - $2,500
Nov 14, 2010
Starting Price $1,500
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1321: 1321: Ibo Tribe Ekeleke Headdress, Nigeria

Sold for $1,500
3 Bids
Est. $1,800 - $2,500Starting Price $1,500
Fine Art and Antiques Auction: Day 2 of 2
Sun, Nov 14, 2010 12:00 PM
Buyer's Premium 23%

Lot 1321 Details

Description
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Ibo Tribe Ekeleke Headdress, Nigeria, wood, human hair, kaolin, of elongated form, the top of the head crest with areas of applied human hair interwoven with long plaits, the forehead and face with protruding scarification, the oval-shaped eyes, ears and protruding mouth outlined in black pigment, h. 22". Provenance: Collected in situ, December 1988, Davis Gallery, New Orleans. Private collection, Jackson, Mississippi.
Condition
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