IBIBIO EKON PUPPET FIGURE 4, Nigeria
Photographs © Tim Hamill
IBIBIO, EKON PUPPET FIGURE 4, 23.5", (12" figure
without staff), $700, Nigeria
Ekon, an Ibibio men's association, uses puppets to parody village
life and satirize the prominent members of the community.
On this puppet the jaw moves slightly with the stick in back.
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