Ibibio Mask, Nigeria, early 20th century, hollowed-out form, holes around edge for attachments, mouth open bearing tongue and teeth, turned-up nose, cut-out eyes, and small ears, raised scarification on the forehead with rounded coiffure, black patina, 10 x 7 in. Provenance: Eric Robertson, New York. Estimate $800-1,200 Large chips missing from the bottom edge of the mask. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.