A Tiv maternity

600.00

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Category: SKU: GSC02449

Description

A Tiv maternity, Nigeria, posted on a base, sitting on a two legged stool, angular legs leading to rounded hips, a columnar torso with a pointed navel and pendant breasts, decorated with incised short lines, powerful angular shoulders leading to bent arms holding a child in its hands, another one is clinging to her back looking sidewise, notched back line, an elongated slightly tapering neck supporting a spherical head with a protruding mouth beneath a small nose, deep set coffee-bean-shaped eyes, the large, perforated ears in the shape of a mirror-image c, scarification patterns on the face, the head capped by a two-parted coiffure terminating at the back in a bun; brown patina, partly encrusted with traces of sacrifications and remains of chicken-feathers, traces of age.

800 – 900,- Euro

Height: 68 cm
Weight: 4.5 kg

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Weight 4.5 kg