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Yoruba cutting carrier statue - Nigeria- African Art Tribal Art
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  • Title: Yoruba cutting carrier statue - Nigeria- African Art Tribal Art
  • Item Category: Figure, statue, cutting carrier, cup
  • Date/Period: Second half 20th century
  • Origin: Nigeria
  • Materials: Wood
  • Dimensions: 14,17 Inch
  • Weight: 1,65 Pounds
  • Note: Stand not included.
  • Additional Information: The Yoruba traded slaves with the Europeans and especially the Portuguese before being completely subjugated to the English following a long period of infighting between the various kings or oba in place. The main Yoruba cults are the Gelede, Epa, Ogboni, and the worship Esu, through which a very wide variety of deities intervene. In the Yoruba pantheon, Orunmila is the deity "orisa" that is consulted in case of problems through divination ifà . This type of sculpture with a cup containing sacred palm nuts was used in divination rites. Focused on the veneration of its gods, or orisà, the religion Yoruba relies on artistic sculptures with coded messages ( aroko). They are designed by sculptors at the request of followers, soothsayers and their customers. These spirits are supposed to intercede with the supreme god Olodumare.

    Reserve: $206.70

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  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

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    Yoruba cutting carrier statue - Nigeria- African Art Tribal Art

    Estimate $402 - $461
    May 17, 2022
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    Starting Price $160
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    Est. $402 - $461Starting Price $160
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    May 17, 2022 4:00 PM EDT
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    ...
  • Title: Yoruba cutting carrier statue - Nigeria- African Art Tribal Art
  • Item Category: Figure, statue, cutting carrier, cup
  • Date/Period: Second half 20th century
  • Origin: Nigeria
  • Materials: Wood
  • Dimensions: 14,17 Inch
  • Weight: 1,65 Pounds
  • Note: Stand not included.
  • Additional Information: The Yoruba traded slaves with the Europeans and especially the Portuguese before being completely subjugated to the English following a long period of infighting between the various kings or oba in place. The main Yoruba cults are the Gelede, Epa, Ogboni, and the worship Esu, through which a very wide variety of deities intervene. In the Yoruba pantheon, Orunmila is the deity "orisa" that is consulted in case of problems through divination ifà . This type of sculpture with a cup containing sacred palm nuts was used in divination rites. Focused on the veneration of its gods, or orisà, the religion Yoruba relies on artistic sculptures with coded messages ( aroko). They are designed by sculptors at the request of followers, soothsayers and their customers. These spirits are supposed to intercede with the supreme god Olodumare.

    Reserve: $206.70

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $47.70 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
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