Lot 217: A fine and old Igbo or Igala shrine panel

A fine and old Igbo or Igala shrine panel, Igbo or Igala; Nigeria

Of squared flat form with conical strut at reverse, the top with heavily encrusted surface depicting lizards snakes and firearms above a frieze of human faces within manilla-form shapes. Quite likely 19th C. A very fine and unusual example. H. 14 1/2"

Property of an East Coast private collector

Estimate: $900 - $1,200

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