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Igbo Table, Nigeria

Price: $950.00





Dimensions: 12" high by 32" wide by 15.5" deep
The intricately carved doors from the Igbo people of south eastern Nigeria, are carved of a sacred hardwood, Iroko, and served as entrance portals to an obi, the male meeting house. Iroko wood is associated with power and certain mysteries. The tree spirit is ritually placated before felling. The large planks were extremely difficult to make. The door shows complex patterns and generations of weathering.

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