WE ARE ALWAYS OPEN TO OFFERS!!! Year range for Items: 1800-present. Item Description: this is a wonderful Rare Early Nigerian Ogoni Karikpo antelope mask 22'' from prominent estate. In ownership of a retired archaeologist who studied African cultures in the 1950s and 60s. A similar yet smaller mask was recently displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Condition: handled antique with wear true to age. Information on the Ogoni people. The Ogoni are a distinctive people, numbering around 850,000, in the. Niger Delta region of the modern-day nation-state of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. They have a distinct culture, language, and history, and have traditional religious and political systems that differ even from their closest neighbors.From the estate of several prominent collectors in Houston, California, New York, and Mexico. The items are considered AS-IS and have been looked at carefully by our staff. All items are described to the full extent of our staff, any additional question please contact our staff and we will provide the best information possible.
We also accept consignment items upon evaluation please contact our staff for any further question on how to consign with our company. Saulso Gallery has been in business for over 10 years in the Houston area. The item "Rare Early Nigerian Ogoni Karikpo antelope mask 22'' from prominent estate" is in sale since Friday, August 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Masks". The seller is "saulsogallery1927" and is located in Houston, Texas.
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