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Africa | "Water spirit" headdress in the form of a crocodile, from the Ijo people of the Niger River coastal delta region, Nigeria | Wood; dark brown encrusted patina

Ijo Alligator/Crocodile Mask, Nigeria Wood: A "water spirit" headdress of the Niger River coastal delta in the shape of an abstract alligator/crocodile head;

Ijo Helmet Mask Representing an Anteater (Pangolin) www.lofty.com

Ijo Tribe, Nigeria Composition: wood (one piece), stain, encrustation Age: early century Dimensions: cm) READ note

Ekine Masquerade Headdress for Water Spirits, Nigeria, Niger River Delta, Western Ijo people, mid 20th century, wood, pigment, metal - Chazen Museum of Art - DSC01745.JPG

Ekine Masquerade Headdress for Water Spirits, Nigeria, Niger River Delta, Western Ijo people, mid 20th century, wood, pigment, metal - Chazen Museum of Art - DSC01745.JPG

Ijo Helmet Mask Representing an Anteater (Pangolin) www.lofty.com

Ijo Helmet Mask Representing an Anteater (Pangolin) www.lofty.com

ijo pair, nigeria. ex piere loos All these Pieces belong to the Gallery of „Africanart-Treasures.de“. Home of the Africanart Gallery is Hamburg, Germany, Director: Wolf Nickel

ex piere loos All these Pieces belong to the Gallery of „Africanart-Treasures. Home of the Africanart Gallery is Hamburg, Germany, Director: Wolf Nickel

ouyou seimo, ritual to address problems caused by nature spirits. Korokorosei, Olodiama clan. Central Ijo peoples, Nigeria, 1979. Photo by Martha G. Anderson.

ouyou seimo, ritual to address problems caused by nature spirits. Central Ijo peoples, Nigeria, Photo by Martha G.

Women of king Jaja of Opobo” [translation from Dutch], by J. A. da Cunha Moraes, 1870. Opobo [Igbo/Ijo/Obolo] peoples [now coastal Rivers State, Nigeria]

“Women of king Jaja of Opobo” [translation from Dutch], by J. da Cunha Moraes, Opobo [Igbo/Ijo/Obolo] peoples [now coastal Rivers State, Nigeria].

Water Spirit Mask                  Ijo, Nigeria, Early 20th Century

Water Spirit Mask Ijo, Nigeria, Early 20th Century

Amu gele masquerade at annual purification rites. Ekowe, Bomo clan. Central Ijo peoples, Nigeria, 1979. Photo by Martha G. Anderson

Amu gele masquerade at annual purification rites. Central Ijo peoples, Nigeria, Photo by Martha G.

binoche et giquello Provenance: Joe Gerena, New-York

binoche et giquello Provenance: Joe Gerena, New-York

binoche et giquello

binoche et giquello

Igbo mask, Nigeria, Masques africains - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

Igbo mask, Nigeria, Masques africains - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

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