Lot 120: Two Yoruba bronze items

People: Yoruba
H: 6 ¾"
Both for the Ogboni society, the first an Onile figure of classical form with large head with conical cap, stylized beard, smoking a pipe; the arms bent with hands in typical Ogboni gesture; the second a pair of Edans in the form of stylized heads, very finely cast with conical headgear and raised scarification, attached together with a piece of chain. Each with fine patinas of age and use, and on a custom base.

Property of a New York Private Collector

Price Realized: $500

Share or Email This Lot

View all African Lots in this Auction

View all Lots in the Important African, Oceanic and Tribal Arts Auction Auction