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Africa, Yoruba, southwest Nigeria, ca. 1st half of 20th century CE. Wooden Shango cult figure depicting the deity Orisha whose power is imaged by thunder and lightning. Squatting female holding her pendulous breasts, smaller figure atop with ax-like headdress. Size: 14.75" H (37.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Adeon Gallery, Nick Poolos collection, Chicago, IL acquired before 1970

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#113781

Condition

Age split on side of head of lower-most figure else intact and generally very excellent

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20th C. African Yoruba Wood Shango Cult Figure - Orisha

Estimate $400 - $600Mar 2, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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