IGBO KOLA NUT OFFERING BOWLS, Nigeria

Bowls 1- 4 have been vetted as authentic with evidence of use and age.

 

IGBO, Bowl 1
4.5" high x 13.5" wide
$1200

 

IGBO, Bowl 2
5" high x 13.5" wide
$1200


IGBO, Bowl 3
5.5" high x 16.5" wide
$1200



IGBO, Bowl 4
12" high x 15" wide
$1000


IGBO STYLE KOLA NUT OFFERING BOWLS, Nigeria


Bowls 5-7 are likely to have been made for the art market.

 IGBO STYLE Bowl 5
8" high x 16" wide
$450



IGBO STYLE Bowl 7
10" high x 11.5" wide
$350



The Igbo covered bowl below has been sold and is left here for reference and educational purposes.

 IGBO, Bowl 6
6" high x 12.5" wide
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

IGBO, Igbo Kola Nut Offering Bowls, Nigeria

These objects were most probably used as offering vessels or serving dishes for kola nuts or other food. Their social use and status was important in Igbo hospitality. The lidded chambers were for palm oil, pepper or other sauces.

Bowls 1- 4 have been vetted as authentic with evidence of use and age. Bowls 5-7 are likely to have been made for the art market.

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