Early- to mid-20th century- wood-shiny black patina - Reasonable condition
A little Male Oshe Shango staff with Double face.
H 34 cm
Wood -nice old shiny patina.
Two faces, one damaged by insects ( see pictures)
The historical personage Shango, a descendant of Oranmiyan, was the tyrannical fourth king of Oyo. Oral traditions maintain that he was a despot, coerced into surrendering his crown and committing suicide. His supporters denied his death and declared that he had become a god, merged with the forces of thunder and lightning, which they could call down on their enemies.
PROVENANCE : From a retired Belgian collector who had more than 70 Art objects mentioned in the Guy van Rijn Yale database of African art.
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