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A FINE OLD YORUBA OSANYIN HEALERS STAFF

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This is a very fine old Iron staff with crown of birds at the top encircling a larger more stylized bird and rider. These staffs are used in dedication to Osanyin, deity of herbal medicine, and were owned by practitioners who promoted healing and discouraged witchcraft. The staff shows plenty of age is likely a early to mid century example. The staff measures 24 inches tall ( 25 inches on custom display stand.
Condition
Fair, well weathered
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A FINE OLD YORUBA OSANYIN HEALERS STAFF

Estimate $1,500 - $2,000
Feb 02, 2019
Starting Price $740
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Est. $1,500 - $2,000Starting Price $740
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Lot 0102 Details

Description
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This is a very fine old Iron staff with crown of birds at the top encircling a larger more stylized bird and rider. These staffs are used in dedication to Osanyin, deity of herbal medicine, and were owned by practitioners who promoted healing and discouraged witchcraft. The staff shows plenty of age is likely a early to mid century example. The staff measures 24 inches tall ( 25 inches on custom display stand.
Condition
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Fair, well weathered

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