Two Yoruba Figures Nigeria
Lot 189
Two Yoruba Figures Nigeria
Sold for £446 (US$ 750) inc. premium
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A Yoruba Figure of Esu
Oshogbo, Nigeria
carved with characteristic hooked coiffure, he wears a string of cowrie shells around the neck and feeds a prostrate woman shown in labour, 42cm. and a Yoruba equestrian figure, he dangles a chicken in his right hand, a monkey sits on the horse's haunches, while a captive figure rides at the front, a figure to the left of the group holds a tether attached to the bridle, 39cm., some damage (2)
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