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Old and high quality example of the Yoruba Tribal arts from Nigeria, Africa. This container features the form of a Rooster, with poly chrome feathers and a wonderful overall style. Such containers are known as Agere ifa (àgéré Ifá) which is a container for storing sacred palm nuts for Yoruba Divination Given its ritual and aesthetic functions, àgéré Ifá provides the Yoruba carver with a unique opportunity to display his artistic talents.Carved wood with deep well handled patina and some obvious age and handling. Note the tribal repairs with stitches.The container measures 7.5 x 12.5 x 6 inches


Well handled, tribal repair with stitching on lid. Overall Good/fair condition.

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Old Yourba Ceremonial Kola Nut container, Rooster form

Estimate $300 - $600Dec 27, 2016