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Unknown Yoruba

Yoruba Bronze Osugbo Staff, 19th Century AD to 20th Century AD

Bronze
13 3/4 in
34.9 cm
Unique
$17,500
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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This beautiful bronze staff is known as an ipawo ase, or “hand-held staff of authority/life force.” …

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This beautiful bronze staff is known as an ipawo ase, or “hand-held staff of authority/life force.” It was used by individuals who possessed personal power or ase, including chiefs, priests, Osugbo elders and kings. The Yoruba believe the essential life force (ase) can be “harnessed” by a person through training, …

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This beautiful bronze staff is known as an ipawo ase, or “hand-held staff of authority/life force.” …

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This beautiful bronze staff is known as an ipawo ase, or “hand-held staff of authority/life force.” It was used by individuals who possessed personal power or ase, including chiefs, priests, Osugbo elders and kings. The Yoruba believe the essential life force (ase) can be “harnessed” by a person through training, …

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Unknown Yoruba

Yoruba Bronze Osugbo Staff, 19th Century AD to 20th Century AD

Bronze
13 3/4 in
34.9 cm
Unique
$17,500
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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