A Yoruba beaded crown
Lot 665
A Yoruba beaded crown
Sold for US$ 9,600 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of an English private collector
A Yoruba beaded crown
Nigeria, of typical conical form, surmounted by a cluster of birds, the sides decorated with masks, knots and other motifs, reserved on a geometric ground of lozenges, in brightly colored glass beads, the perimeter hung with a veil.
height 33in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Stewart Warkow, New York
    Alfred Sheinberg, New York
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