Yoruba Flywhisk, Nigeria
Lot 162
Yoruba Flywhisk, Nigeria
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
€3,600 - 5,100
Auction Details
Lot Details
Yoruba Flywhisk, Nigeria
height 28 3/4in (72.9cm)
Wood, leather

Provenance:
Private Collection, New York, acquired in the 1960s

The handle of wrapped leather terminating in a finely carved stately figure wearing a large helmet and bearing a rifle in his left hand, a sword in the right; fine varied dark-brown patina.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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