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Unknown Yoruba

Yoruba Brass Onile Sculpture of a Kneeling Woman, 20th Century AD

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23 × 9 1/2 in
58.4 × 24.1 cm
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Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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This dramatic figure of a kneeling woman was made by artesans of the Yoruba polity, in modern-day …

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This dramatic figure of a kneeling woman was made by artesans of the Yoruba polity, in modern-day Nigeria. It is an Onile sculpture, one of a male/female pair, which was displayed by the Ogboni society. The torso is extremely long, with short legs tucked under the body, and spindly arms – one hand holding a spoon – …

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This dramatic figure of a kneeling woman was made by artesans of the Yoruba polity, in modern-day …

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This dramatic figure of a kneeling woman was made by artesans of the Yoruba polity, in modern-day Nigeria. It is an Onile sculpture, one of a male/female pair, which was displayed by the Ogboni society. The torso is extremely long, with short legs tucked under the body, and spindly arms – one hand holding a spoon – …

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Unknown Yoruba

Yoruba Brass Onile Sculpture of a Kneeling Woman, 20th Century AD

Brass
23 × 9 1/2 in
58.4 × 24.1 cm
Unique
Contact For Price
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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