A Chamba sculpture of the Northern part of Nigeria, the blackened spots arn” either repairs nor sacifications. These are specific handlings of Islam with animistic ritual objects.
Recently, I acquired a Jukun and a well known Guerre sculpture sculpture, which seemed to have a peculiar “sacrificial patina”. Superficially, it looked as if it had been sacrificed by blood, which is known to turn almost encrusted blackened with age. On closer inspection, one sees, however, that the “liquid” that is there in apparently coagulated. It seems seems lumpy and different than once-flowing and coagulated blood…read more
The influence of Boko Haram in the Northern part of Nigeria under the aspect of the “Restitution debate”.
500 – 600,- Euro
Height: 59 cm Weight: 1,8 kg
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