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Ogoni Puppet

Auction:
3113T
Lot:
1162
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3113T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Ogoni Puppet, Nigeria, figure seated on a platform, holding a knife in one hand and a head in another, the articulated jaw moves up and down using a stick which protrudes from the base of the platform, ht. 32 1/2 in.

Provenance: Mauricio Lasansky collection, Iowa City.
Estimate $3,000-4,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Iowa City, Ethnic groups in Nigeria, Geography of Africa, Iowa, Knife, Mauricio Lasansky, Nigeria, Ogoni people, Puppet, Visual arts, World

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