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3270T Marlborough
July 10, 2019 10:00AM - July 23, 2019 7:00PMCalender

Yoruba House of the Head, Ile Ori

Auction: Sale #3270T - 3270T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 10, 2019 10:00AM


Yoruba House of the Head, Ile Ori, resembling a crown with cylindrical base and openwork domed superstructure, the whole covered in cloth, hide, cowries, and rectangular glass mirrors in two places, aged patina throughout, ht. 25 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Architecture, Ase, Construction, Metalworking, Mirror, Openwork, Ori, Visual arts, Yoruba art, Yoruba culture, Yoruba people, Yoruba religion