Shango Staff, Yoruba, Nigeria.
Shango dance staff carved with a fine standing figure holding two calabashs. A cylindrical handle supporting a symmetrical arranged body with free carved arms, both hands resting on the thighs, blue string of glass beads around the neck. An oval face with naturalistic features and a high crested coiffure.
Wood, middle dark brown patina, broken and restuck above both feet, restoration on the base, cracks, signs of fine age and wear. On MDF base.
H: 32 cm - 12.6 inch.
Price: € 650,- Special offer: € 375,-