Figurine(s) (2) - Bronze - EDAN - Ogboni - Nigeria

Description
Figurine(s) (2) - Bronze - EDAN - Ogboni - Nigeria
1st half 20th century - Good

The Ogboni edan figures are made of bronze.

They ornament a specially made iron stand.

The figures symbolise the original founding pair of the Ogboni culture.
They are worn around the neck of an initiate and worn in public as a sign of office and as a protective amulet.

Dimensions: h: 32 cm, w: 15 cm, d: 6 cm (incl. iron stand)

Of course, over the years, the figures have signs of wear.
1. One figure has cracks on the back.
2. The other figure is missing an ear.
3. Both are heavily oxidised.

Shipping: insured shipping via DHL with tracking number.
Provenance: Lothar Heubel, Cologne

Lot details
Total nr of items
2
Object
Figurine(s)
Indigenous object name
EDAN
Ethnic group/ culture
Ogboni
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Bronze
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
32×15×6 cm
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