Take a look at this beautifully carved Oron statue. The artist added some wonderful and intricate details. The statue stands at 38.5 inches tall and weighs 21 pounds. Add this piece to your collection today.
Beautifully Carved Oron African Statue on Custom Base 38.5″ – Nigeria
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Figure with base.
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Minor imperfections and wear and tear. Inquire for more details.
About the Oron People
Living on the western side of the Cross River, the Oron people carved monoxylous ancestor figures. These sculptures, known as Ekpu, have a typical coiffure and scarifications, and are kept in the village meeting room and used as mnemonic objects to commemorate tribal history.
Baquart, Jean-Baptiste. The Tribal Arts of Africa. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc. 1998. Print.