Ifa divining ray - Yoruba - Nigeria

Description
Ifa divining ray - Yoruba - Nigeria
First half 20th century - Good condition

Wooden Ifa divining tray.

The tray has a face of Esu and abstract decorations on the elevated rim. Esu clears the way for the orisa and the spirits that come and manifest themselves on the tray.
The inner surface ia smooth to permit the diviner to write in the wood-dust sprinkled on it.
The backside is also a tray for special occassions.

The tray is in a good condition and has a nice dark patina.

Size: 25 x 27 cm

Secured shipment with track and trace

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