Four Yoruba staffs Nigeria 4
Lot 414
Four Yoruba staffs Nigeria 4
Sold for £240 (US$ 403) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Bath Spring Sale Bath
30 May 2008 13:30 BST

Auction 16350
Lot Details
Tribal Art
Four Yoruba staffs
Nigeria
ogo elegba, one pair carved with kneeling devotees, the male holding two medicine flasks, the female holding her breasts, another smaller, and an oshe shango, (4)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Collected by the vendor several years before and after independence (1960) whilst travelling around the west, east and north of Nigeria, as an executive of British American Tobacco and the Nigerian Tobacco Co. Ltd.
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