Superb Old Igbo Male Figure W/Monkey on his head , Nigeria African 44.75" H by 17.75" W 9.25" D 18 lbs
on a custom made wood stand.
The sculpture symbolize principles of good and evil as well as ancestors and culture heroes who insure the well being of the family and village. They are given form as sculpted human figures and kept in cult shrines where they are ritually addressed and given offerings to insure their good will to insure that crops grow, babies are born and people will conduct themselves in a moral and socially appropriate manner. 14 lbs