Alusi Statuette - Ibo Culture - Nigeria Height: 116 cm.
Beautiful ancient figurine from the Ibo of Nigeria. They call these the “Alusi”, whicih represent the ancestors, and are consulted by members of the community. These are stored in a house dedicated to gods and spirits. Have a look at the picture taken from the reference book Igbo arts. Beautiful work of polychromy, the sculptor has truly achieved his work. Dense wood. Placed on a stand. A wonderful ancient and authentic piece of collection. Around 1930.
The figurine was exhibited at the Gallery Atelier in November 2018, during the exhibition “Objets étranges et lointains". Have a look at the pictures.
- Einheimischer Name des Objekts
- Ethnie/ Kultur
- Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts
- Guter Zustand, mit Gebrauchsspuren
- Wird mit Ständer verkauft
- 116×0×0 cm