YORUBA ALTAR PIECE NIGERIA (1) - Iron - Yoruba - Nigeria

Description
YORUBA ALTAR PIECE NIGERIA (1) - Iron - Yoruba - Nigeria
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Beautiful Altar Piece from Yoruba, Nigeria.
Item is delivered with the stand.
Part of old private collection from The Netherlands (started late 1960’s). Acquired by the owner’s parents and thence by descent to the present owner.
Originally from the collection from the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in The Netherlands. Items were obtained directly from Mr Jan van Croonenburg from the congregation.
A lot of the items were from the Rome Collection. Mr Piet Bukkems and Mr Jan van Croonenburg requested part of that collection to be moved to Berg en Dal for the use of opening the Afrika Museum (initiated 1954).

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
YORUBA ALTAR PIECE NIGERIA
Ethnic group/ culture
Yoruba
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Iron
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
97×22×33 cm
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