Nigeria - Yoruba Mask for Gelede Masquerade (British Museum). Probably late 19th century.

Nigeria - Yoruba Mask for Gelede Masquerade (British Museum). Probably late 19th century.

Maiden Spirit (Agbogho Mmuo) Helmet Mask    Nigeria, Lgbo, North. Late 19th- early 20th centuries

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maiden spirit (Agbogho Mmuo) helmet mask Nigeria, Lgbo, North, late early C.

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necrologyshop: “Late century, African art from Nigeria. The mask is built on a real human skull, hung with antelope skin, and covered with human hair on the skull and chin.

Ajere Elewe of Epe, Yoruba, Opin area, Nigeria, Late 19th century (posted by Jeff Roche on fb)

Artist: Attributed to Ajere Elewe of Epe Yoruba peoples, Opin area, Nigeria Late to century Wood, pigment x x 13 cm

Mask for Gelede (Igi) Yoruba Egbado region Nigeria Early-Mid 20th century CE Wood | Photographed at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Mask for Gelede (Igi) Yoruba Egbado region Nigeria Early-Mid century CE Wood

Mask for Gelede (Igi) attributed to Idowu Olalaiye Yoruba Ota Awori region Nigeria Early-Mid 20th century Wood and Kaolin

Mask for Gelede (Igi) attributed to Idowu Olalaiye Yoruba Ota Awori region Nigeria Early-Mid century Wood and Kaolin

Africa | Face mask ("maa ji," yam cutting knife) from the Igbo people (Afikpo subgroup) from Nigeria | Wood, pigment and fiber | Early to mid 20th century - dud link

Africa | Face mask ("maa ji," yam cutting knife) from the Igbo people (Afikpo subgroup) from Nigeria | Wood, pigment and fiber | Early to mid 20th century - dud link

Ivory Saltcellar: Portuguese Figures [Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin] 15th–16th century Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Artist Unknown Saltcellar with Portuguese Figures Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of century) Ivory ½ in. cm) “ This saltcellar created by a Benin ivory carver reflects a local.

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