1890 - 1970
Wood sculpture from Nigeria. Probably of the Igbo people, but possibly from the Urhobo people. Seated Figure in symmetrical pose. Hands in front of body - Wide smiling face, teeth showing. “Hat “ on top of a high head. “Tie” around neck. Bracelets. Feet merging with base. Dimensions 29.75” x 6.5" x 7"
An exact date is unknown, but this was collected sometime between 1890 to 1970.
unknown, "African Wood Sculpture" (1950). Frank Museum Permanent Collection. Paper 3.