A rare Ife Bronze head

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A rare Ife Bronze head, with scarification patterns at the cheeks, which are well kwown at the Nupe and not the Yoruba, a domed, striated coiffure, two holes for attachment on a base on each side of the head. Partly greenish oxidised.

Similar scarification patterns, Terracotta fragment, Bernhard Fagg, Olukun-Walode-Hain, Frank Willett, Ife, plate 31.

TL Analysis 430 years +/-18 %.

3.200 – 3.800,- Euro

Height: 27,5 cm
Weight: 1,8 kg

frank willett; Wolfgang Jaenickr


This object can be visited in the Gallery Wolfgang Jaenicke, Berlin. It will not be sent and
can only be picked up. The buyer can have the object for further analysis by its own account
without significantly affecting the object in its substance. For this analysis the buyer can take 
samples before handover within a period of 14 days. The object is from an old African Collection.
Restitution organizations and individuals who are intensively concerned with restitution issues
were informed about these objects. See also Cultural Property Protection Law (Kultur Gut Schutz
Gesetz – KGSG).

Additional information

Weight 1.8 kg