IGBO SHRINE FIGURES, Nigeria

 

IGBO
Figure 31
43" high
$8000

 

IGBO
Figure 32
56" high
$2000

 

IGBO
Figure 33
29.5" high
$2500

 

IGBO
Figure 34
32" high
$2500

IGBO
Figure 35
44" high
$1200

 

 IGBO
Figure 37
30" high
$2000

IGBO
Figure 38
35" high
$1200

The Igbo shrine figures above have all been vetted as authentic.


Despite their appearance the figures below were probably made to be sold.

 IGBO
Figure 43
36.5" high
$800

 

IGBO
Figure 44
39.5" high
$1000

 

IGBO
Figure 45
30.5" high
$500

The figures below have been sold and are left here for educational and research purposes.

 

IGBO
Figure 39
65" high
SOLD

 

IGBO
Figure 40
65" high
SOLD

 

IGBO
Figure 41
55.5" high
SOLD

 

IGBO
Figure 42
56" high
SOLD

 

IGBO
Figure 36
36" high
SOLD

Photographs © Tim Hamill

IGBO, SHRINE FIGURES

Shrine figures represent gods who provide protection, healing and good fortune in return for respect, sacrificial food and adherence to their rules. Their hands are extended to receive gifts, and open to indicate generosity and honesty.

---from Herbert M. Cole, A History of Art in Africa.

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