Lot: 320

87th Tribal Art Auction

Amulet of the "eshu" cult

Nigeria, Yoruba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Galerie 69, Stuttgart, Germany H: 4.5 inch This object is not available anymore.

wood, dark brown patina, with projecting lobe, bearing a further face of "eshu" on the rear, min. dam., insect caused damage. Worn by devotees of "eshu" on their wrists during ritual dances and masquerades.