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A Yoruba Eshu multi-figure ritual staff

Lot 2030 Details

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A Yoruba Eshu multi-figure ritual staff, 19th/20th c., Yoruba Egba Peoples, Nigeria, four dark patinated carved wood Eshu dance staffs, depicting heads in tall headdress, joined by leather sinew cord and hung with strung cowrie shells, on custom metal stand, 17"h x 8"l x 3"w (staff), 19"h (total)

Provenance: Property from the Collection of the Wright Art Trust; Jay C. Leff, Uniontown Pennsylvania; Sotheby Parke-Bernet, NYC, October 1975
Condition
Good, nice old patina, spots of light surface rubbing, scratches and small losses, dry brittle leather cord
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A Yoruba Eshu multi-figure ritual staff

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Nov 22, 2019
Starting Price $400
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2030: A Yoruba Eshu multi-figure ritual staff

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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $400
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Lot 2030 Details

Description
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A Yoruba Eshu multi-figure ritual staff, 19th/20th c., Yoruba Egba Peoples, Nigeria, four dark patinated carved wood Eshu dance staffs, depicting heads in tall headdress, joined by leather sinew cord and hung with strung cowrie shells, on custom metal stand, 17"h x 8"l x 3"w (staff), 19"h (total)

Provenance: Property from the Collection of the Wright Art Trust; Jay C. Leff, Uniontown Pennsylvania; Sotheby Parke-Bernet, NYC, October 1975
Condition
...
Good, nice old patina, spots of light surface rubbing, scratches and small losses, dry brittle leather cord

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