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Ifa priest's necklace "odigba ifa"

Nigeria, Yoruba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Stoffers, Kiel, Germany L: 29.9 inch 80 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

coloured glass beads in different shapes and sizes, string material,
Incorporated into the ensemble is the "gbekude", a seed from a tree sacred to "orunmila" that works to ensure a long and prosperous life for the diviner and his family.

Witte, Hans, A Closer Look, Berg en Dal 2004, ill. 226