Yoruba Shango Staff
Lot 2102
Yoruba Shango Staff, Nigeria
Sold for US$ 1,708 inc. premium
Lot Details
Yoruba Shango Staff, Nigeria
height 19 1/2in (49.5cm)
with a cylindrical handle and disc base, supporting a standing female figure leaning slightly forward, the head with a protruding slit mouth, flat, broad nose and oversized bulging oval eyes framed by circular ears protruding to either side, wearing an elaborate headdress supporting a shango; fine encrusted dark brown patina on the body and indigo on the top.

Provenance:
Ann and Michael McCormick Collection, California

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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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