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Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff, in the form of a mother with child on her back, dark brown patina, ht. 16 1/2 in.

Provenance: Alfred L. Scheinberg, 1984.
Estimate $2,500-3,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Alfred L. Scheinberg, Africa, African traditional religions, Arts, Ethnic groups in Nigeria, Patina, SanterĂ­a, Shango, Visual arts, Yoruba people

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