Lot 202: A fine Yoruba eshu dance wand

A fine Yoruba eshu dance wand, Yoruba; Nigeria

The dance wand with kneeling figure wearing a necklace, with characteristic hairstyle related to Eshu, the face well carved and with facial scarification, the arms to the sides the hands holding implements, the knees bent under the figure with large feet atop short handle with flanged flaring base. H. 15 1/2"

Property of a New York estate

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


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