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Ritual staff "opa osanyin" - Nigeria, Yoruba

Lot 0077 Details

Description
iron, with stylized birds, min. dam., traces of corrosion, base;
both, herbalist and diviner of the Yoruba, use wrought-iron staffs to struggle against witchcraft, the magic source of human pathology.
H: 66 cm, H: 26,0 inch
Provenance:
Poul Mørk, Copenhagen, Denmark (1960's)
Poul Mørk (1938 ? 2013), Copenhagen, Denmark. Curator of the African Collections Departement at the National Museum of Denmark
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Ritual staff "opa osanyin" - Nigeria, Yoruba

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Nov 05, 2016
Starting Price €500
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0077: Ritual staff "opa osanyin" - Nigeria, Yoruba

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Lot 0077 Details

Description
...
iron, with stylized birds, min. dam., traces of corrosion, base;
both, herbalist and diviner of the Yoruba, use wrought-iron staffs to struggle against witchcraft, the magic source of human pathology.
H: 66 cm, H: 26,0 inch
Provenance:
Poul Mørk, Copenhagen, Denmark (1960's)
Poul Mørk (1938 ? 2013), Copenhagen, Denmark. Curator of the African Collections Departement at the National Museum of Denmark
Condition
...
See description

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