Exhibitions/ Art Object

Figure for Osanyin Priest

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria
Culture:
Yoruba peoples
Medium:
Wood, glass beads, cloth, leather, fur, metal, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 12 x W. 9 3/8 x D. 10 3/4 in. (30.5 x 23.8 x 27.3 cm)
Classification:
Beads-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernst Anspach, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.471
Ernst Anspach, New York, until 1986

van der Sleen, W.G.N. A Handbook on Beads. Liege: Musée du Verre, 1967.

Thompson, Robert Farris. "Icon of the Mind; Yoruba Herbalism Arts in Atlantic Perspective." African Arts vol. 8, no. 3 (Spring 1975).

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