Door - Igbo People, Nigeria, West Africa (#6)
Door - Igbo People, Nigeria, West Africa (#6)
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Door - Igbo People, Nigeria, West Africa (#6)

$1,950.00 Reg. Price $2,500.00   You Save $550.00
Title: Door

Material: Wood

People: Igbo

Country: Nigeria, West Africa

Description:
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 & 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.

Such fine portals are called 'doors of honor' (mgbo uzi).

Included is a custom-built metal stand.

Door dimensions: 54 3/4" height x 22 1/4" width x 1" depth

Stand dimensions: 24 5/8" with x 12" depth

Door on stand dimensions: 56 1/2" height x 23 1/8" with x 10" depth

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