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A WOOD ANTHROPOMORPHIC SCULPTURE, IAGALGANGA Nigeria,

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A WOOD ANTHROPOMORPHIC SCULPTURE, IAGALGANGA Nigeria,
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A WOOD ANTHROPOMORPHIC SCULPTURE, IAGALGANGANigeria, Mumuye

60 cm highProvenance: Italian private collection.The art of the Mumuye was 'discovered' relatively late, around the end of the 1960s. Sculptures like this were used for divination and medicine. In the villages they were kept in common places intended for the initiation of adolescents, and in private homes to remember important people of the ethnic group.
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A WOOD ANTHROPOMORPHIC SCULPTURE, IAGALGANGA Nigeria,

Estimate €300 - €400
Dec 16, 2021
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Starting Price €200
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0307: A WOOD ANTHROPOMORPHIC SCULPTURE, IAGALGANGA Nigeria,

Sold for €360
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Est. €300 - €400Starting Price €200
Auction 100 - Asian and Tribal Art
Dec 16, 2021 6:00 AM EST
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A WOOD ANTHROPOMORPHIC SCULPTURE, IAGALGANGANigeria, Mumuye

60 cm highProvenance: Italian private collection.The art of the Mumuye was 'discovered' relatively late, around the end of the 1960s. Sculptures like this were used for divination and medicine. In the villages they were kept in common places intended for the initiation of adolescents, and in private homes to remember important people of the ethnic group.

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