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