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Large Command Staff 1.05 m (1) - Wood - yoruba - Nigeria

Lot reference 29845550

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Location: Belgium
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mid 20th century - Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Large Command Staff 1.05 m
Ethnic group/ culture: yoruba
Region/ country: Nigeria
Material: Wood
Period: mid 20th century
Condition: Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 105×12×9 cm
Weight: 1500 g

Large Command Staff of the Yoruba ethnic group of Nigeria
Important height of 1.05 metres.

Formed by 2 figures which are separated by a rectangular flattened board.

On top of the flattened board stands a feminine figurine of 55 cm.
The figure has an elongated hairdo with parallel striations. There are some traces of blue pigment on the backside.
The figure has half-closed eyes, triangular eyelids, the nose is flat and the mouth is small. With scarifications on the cheeks.
The chest, the shoulders and the skirt are covered with gofferings in triangular forms.
The protrusion of the abdomen is highlighted by the position of the digited hands.

Under the flattened board, there is a grimacing head raising his arms which seems to be holding the feminine figure. The overall measures 20 cm.

Finally, at the bottom, there is a ringed staff of 31 cm.

The overall forms a whole, worthy of the most beautiful sculptures.

The patina is dark, without damage.
This object comes from a former private collection.

Shipment with double cardboard and track & trace.

The Yoruba or Yorouba (Yorùbá) are an important ethnic group of Africa, mainly established in Nigeria, on the right bank of the Niger River, but also in Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, and in Togo where they are named Anango.

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  • All was ok. Good communication. The piece was in the conditions explained.

    user-c0dc6c7 November 11, 2019

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    action777 October 3, 2019

  • Well received, VERY WELL PACKED! Thank you!

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    Received everything correct according to the description.
    Correct packaging.
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    ARIEL166 September 25, 2019

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    Mais uma vez excelente. Entrega rápida. Embalagem robusta. A peça chegou perfeita.
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    Consegna corretta, imballaggio adeguato, oggetto molto bello, giusta la scelta di lasciarlo intatto. Venditore gentile e disponibile. molto soddisfatto dell' acquisto. Raccomandato!
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    ARIEL166 September 5, 2019

  • Excellent, very safely wrapped. Mask even nicer than in pictures. Thank you very much.

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    Rospars August 20, 2019

  • The piece was not what I expected. However, I must highlight the wonderful response and great effort that Bernard went to to ensure that I was refunded and satisfied! He was a pleasure to deal with.

    user-fd16fe6 August 19, 2019

  • Merci beaucoup

    george

    Gsart July 31, 2019

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    Top vendeur. Bonne communication, produit correspondant parfaitement à la description et emballé avec beaucoup de soin. N’hésitez pas !
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