IGBO (or WAJA) OGBODO MASK 5, Nigeria

 

Photographs © Tim Hamill

IGBO or WAJA
Ogbodo Mask 5
10.5" high x 17.5" long x 10.5" wide
$2000

This mask has been vetted as being authentic with significant signs of use and age.

This mask is an Obgodo (elephant spirit) mask carved by the Igbo-Izi people who live in the northeastern part of the Igbo territory in Nigeria. Note the tusks and trunk forms on the front. The mask was worn and is usually displayed horizontally.

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