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Arte africana “White girl†mask okoroshi oma, Ibo

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Arte africana  “White girl†mask okoroshi oma, Ibo

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African art “White girl” mask okoroshi oma, Ibo Nigeria . . Cm 18,00 x 25,00. Ceremonial mask linked to the cult of Owu, the spirit of water. The Okoroshi Oma masks characterized by the white color and linked to femininity are worn during the ceremony as a counterpart to the Okoroshi Ojo masks, painted in dark and linked to the male part of the Owu cult.Provenance: Italian private collection, acquired in the early '70s from a historical French collection formed around the 40s of the last century.
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Arte africana “White girl†mask okoroshi oma, Ibo

Estimate €2,000 - €2,500
Oct 07, 2020
Starting Price €800
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0142: Arte africana “White girl†mask okoroshi oma, Ibo

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Est. €2,000 - €2,500Starting Price €800
AUCTION 302 -NATURALIA AND TRIBAL ART.
Wed, Oct 07, 2020 08:00 AM
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Lot 0142 Details

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African art “White girl” mask okoroshi oma, Ibo Nigeria . . Cm 18,00 x 25,00. Ceremonial mask linked to the cult of Owu, the spirit of water. The Okoroshi Oma masks characterized by the white color and linked to femininity are worn during the ceremony as a counterpart to the Okoroshi Ojo masks, painted in dark and linked to the male part of the Owu cult.Provenance: Italian private collection, acquired in the early '70s from a historical French collection formed around the 40s of the last century.

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