Igbo, Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask (Agbogho Mmwo)
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1900, helmet form beneath a tall openwork crest with ten birds walking in a row across the crown. Presented on a black metal stand.
21.25 in.; 28.25 in. with stand.
Exhibited at Wellesley College Art Museum in November 1972; Purchased from New York City art dealer J. J. Klejman in 1973; a copy of the original signed invoice is available. The Collection of Dr. Malcolm Hardy, Chapel Hill, NC
Some chipping as expected.
$800 - 1,200