African art > Maternity, statues, bronze, wood > Yoruba figure

Yoruba figure (N° 25159)

Intended to be enthroned on an altar, this work of African art, by facilitating communication with the sacred, symbolically reminds the divinity of its duties towards men. It features the keloids of Yoruba nobles, distinctive markers of Yoruba tribal statuary. Spotted satin patina. Desication cracks.
The kingdoms of Oyo and Ijebu arose following the disappearance of the Ifé civilization and are still the basis of the political structure of the Yoruba . The Oyo created two cults centered on the Egungun and Sango societies, still active, who venerate their gods, the Orisa, through ceremonies call for masks, statuettes, scepters and divination supports.

The main Yoruba cults are the Gélédé, Epa, Ogboni cults, and the Esu cult, through which a very wide variety of deities.

 

Watch the video

180.00 
Possibility of payment in 2x (2x 90.0 €)

This item is sold with its certificate of authenticity

Estimated shipping cost





By purchasing this artwork you will get 5% = (9.0 loyalty points = 9.0 euros) which you can use towards your next purchase

OriginEx-collection allemande
EthnyYoruba
Countrynigéria
Material(s)wood
Height cm26
Width11 cm
Weight0.20 Kg

You could also be interested by these items

You must login to access these options
   Warn me if a similar item is added to the catalog
   Warn me if the price decreases
Manage my alerts


You have question on this item ? contact us


Previously viewed items
African art - Yoruba figure
African art  - 

© 2024 - Digital Consult SPRL

Essentiel Galerie SPRL
73A Rue de Tournai - 7333 Tertre - Belgique
+32 (0)65.529.100
visa Master CardPaypal