Hardwood Door, 19th Century (Igbo People, Nigeria)

Hardwood Door, 19th Century (Igbo People, Nigeria)

48 x 16.5 x 1 ″Hardwood / Hand carvedThis door was hand carved by the Igbo People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Such objects serve as entrances to their houses and granaries. They are constructed from a heavy hardwood and are typically four to five centimeters thick. The exterior face is lavishly foregrounded by deep reliefs carved geometrically as circles, triangles, spikes, diagonal hatchings, dot-line motifs and lancet forms.


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Dimensions 1.0 × 16.5 × 48.0 in

19th century


Hardwood / Hand carved


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