Ifa dish - Wood - Yoruba - Nigeria

Ifa dish - Wood - Yoruba - Nigeria
Early 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

A wooden Ifa dish of the Yoruba people. This piece shows various traces of wear and use, such as a few age related cracks.

Dated to the 1930's-1940's

This item comes with a signed and stamped certificate confirming its authenticity. All our lots are appraised and checked by Jos Humblet. Mr. Humblet (°1954, Brussels) graduated in 1978 as Master of Art at St. Lukas in Brussels. From 1978 until 1993 he worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he specialised in formal analysis of works of art. Mr. Humblet started collecting tribal art in 1980 and became a dealer in 1995, specialising in art from Kongo, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.

All items are packed with the utmost care and shipped insured with DHL Express.

Lot details
Ifa dish
Ethnic group/ culture
Region/ country
Early 20th century
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
18×14×12.5 cm
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