Ancestor statue - Wood - Yoruba - Nigeria

Description
Ancestor statue - Wood - Yoruba - Nigeria
Mid 20th century - Good

Beautiful Yoruba Ancestor Figurine in polychrome wood with a magnificent patina.
Provenance: Nigeria.
On this commemorative figurine with can observe the Yoruba style, with its globulous eyes and the shape of the face, reminding Ibedji twins.
This type of figurine is considered to be much more than a physical representation of a loved one, it influences the life of the family. It is a source of benefits, for which one must continuously pray.

Dating: middle of the 20th century.


From a personal collection acquired over the years, guaranteeing origin and authentic provenance.



Dimensions:
Height without the stand: 24 cm
Width without the stand: 8 cm


Weight, including the stand: 0.340 kilograms.

Stand included in the sale.



Careful packaging, registered shipment.

Lot details
Object
Ancestor statue
Ethnic group/ culture
Yoruba
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
24×8×8 cm
Weight
340 g
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