Hollow Mambila Figure, Nigeria

  • Nigeria
  • 28 cm
  • Wood, 
  • old patina, very dry wood
  • With the exception of the legs and arms, this figure is completely hollow.

Provenance

  • David Henrion, Brussels, Belgium
  • Lucien Van de Velde, Antwerp, Belgium, 2009
  • Wolf Nickel, Hamburg

Published

  • Expo cat.: "South-East Nigeria. Lower Niger. Benue. Cross River", Antwerp: Lucien Van de Velde, 2009
  • "Tribal Treasures from Nigeria & Tanzania", Hamburg: From the collection of Wolf Nickel, 2015
  • Registered in Tribal Art Archive Van Rijn: ao-0096741-001

Exhibitions

  • Antwerp, Belgium: "South-East Nigeria. Lower Niger. Benue. Cross River", Lucien Van de Velde, 10-11 October 2009
Mambila figure with hollow head and body, dry patina.

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