Lot 198: A Yoruba eshu dance wand

A Yoruba eshu dance wand, Yoruba; Nigeria

Probably from the Western Yoruba, the wand with standing female figure presenting her breasts and with typical face and high raised coif, the skirt with sash, some insect erosion to the feet; the handle with fine glossy patina from use. H. 14"

Property from a New York Estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY


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