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African Luba Stool and a Yoruba Shango Staff

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African Jani-form stool with male and female supports from the Luba, and a kneeling female devotee Shango Cult staff from the Yoruba of Nigeria. Carved wood. Provenance: A Private Oregon collection. Size: 1) 12'' x 9.5'' x 8.5'' (30 x 24 x 22 cm); 2) 16.5'' x 3.5'' x 3'' (42 x 9 x 8 cm); Height on Stand: 17.25" (44 cm).
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African Luba Stool and a Yoruba Shango Staff

Estimate $200 - $400
Jul 08
Starting Price $100
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0475: African Luba Stool and a Yoruba Shango Staff

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Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $100
Ethnographic, Ancient, Tribal & Textile Arts
Thu, Jul 08, 2021 9:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0475 Details

Description
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African Jani-form stool with male and female supports from the Luba, and a kneeling female devotee Shango Cult staff from the Yoruba of Nigeria. Carved wood. Provenance: A Private Oregon collection. Size: 1) 12'' x 9.5'' x 8.5'' (30 x 24 x 22 cm); 2) 16.5'' x 3.5'' x 3'' (42 x 9 x 8 cm); Height on Stand: 17.25" (44 cm).
Condition
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Please let us know if you would like to receive a condition report or have any specific questions regarding the condition of a lot. Condition reports will be sent during the week prior to the auction, and can be requested via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone: 215-438-4700. Absence of a statement to condition in the description does not construe a statement of any kind. Please refer to Terms and Conditions of the sale.

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