Lot: 258

91 Tribal Art Auction

Oracle bowl "agere ifa"

Nigeria, Yoruba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Roland Hartmann, St. Gallen, Switzerland H: 5.3 inch 300 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, with a base of a very original shape (snail)

This divination bowls served for keeping the 16 holy palm nuts ("ikin"), which are used for the questioning of the oracle.