Yoruba Eshu Figure
Lot 318Y
Yoruba Eshu Figure, Nigeria
Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Yoruba Eshu Figure, Nigeria
Height 18in (45.5cm)
the kneeling figure carrying a figure on the back and with an arching projection on the top, the neck encircled with a leather strap from which hang multiple strands of cowrie shells decorated with bells, a comb, iron pieces, glass beads and a gourd; fine blackened patina with wear indicative of much use.

Hélène Leloup, Paris
Private American Collection

To be included in George Chemeche's forthcoming publication: "Eshu: The Divine Trickster"
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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