Igbo "Ikenga" Hand-Carved Wood Figures, Nigeria
Igbo (Nigeria, West Africa)
Two Ikenga figures, mid-20th century
Carved wood on wood base
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).
- legs broken off of one figure; scratches, scuffs, and chips to wood; significant split to the verso of figure with heavy insect damage; surface debris and grime accumulation.
- measurement of figure, excludes the base.