Yoruba Shango Staff, Nigeria
Lot 6288
Yoruba Shango Staff, Nigeria
Sold for US$ 915 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Yoruba Shango Staff, Nigeria
height 21in (54cm)
the cylindrical shaft pierced at the handle and with a square platform supporting a kneeling female figure with voluminous breasts and elongated ovoid head, her arms raised and holding an arched element below the stylized double axe on the top; smooth varied reddish and dark brown patina.

Provenance:
Morton Lipkin, New York
Private Collection, New Jersey

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