This small Igbo Ikenga figure was kept in a shrine and was used by diviners to bring health, success and wealth. The Ikenga’s base flares outward with angular struts and a stool type form supporting the head. Above the human effigy are three projecting knobs and a complex configuration of horns.

Origin:  Nigeria
Time Period:  Late 19th c
Provenance: Ex: Craig DeLora, New Jersey
Materials:  Wood,  pigment and encrustation
Dimensions: 7 1/2 in. high x  3  in. wide 
Condition: Appears in good condition with age cracks and surface abrasions
Inventory #A3171
Price: $225

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