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Anthropomorphic dance crest - Ekoi (Ejagham) - Nigeria
Anthropomorphic dance crest - Ekoi (Ejagham) - Nigeria
Anthropomorphic dance crest - Ekoi (Ejagham) - Nigeria
Anthropomorphic dance crest - Ekoi (Ejagham) - Nigeria
Anthropomorphic dance crest - Ekoi (Ejagham) - Nigeria
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Anthropomorphic dance crest - Ekoi (Ejagham) - Nigeria
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Anthropomorphic dance crest - Ekoi (Ejagham) - Nigeria
Ethnic group
Ekoi (Ejagham)
Origin
Nigeria
Provenance
Kegel-Konietzko, Hamburg, Germany
Material
Wood, antelope skin, rattan
Size
H: 22 cm
Description
Collected in the 1950's in Nigeria.
Yale registration number Y0103571
Dance crest in the form of a human head, covered in brown antelope leather. Oval eyes that probably had mirror inserts, now missing. Wood core, the head is completely covered in leather. Rectangular teeth made of dyed wood. The head has a second layer of leather that represents the "hair". The cheeks and chin are dyed dark blue. Signs of use.

Lit.: Ekoi - Karl Ferdinand Schädler - Fred und Jens Jahn München

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Price:   2.500,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  14-156
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