Ogboni bronze figure

Art.-Nr.: 1626
450,00 EUR

inkl. MwSt. zzgl. Versandkosten


The Ogboni association of the Yoruba is dedicated to the worship of Onile, "the owner of the earth".Its titled members are elders of the community who settle conflicts that arise among the people. Disputes are arbitrated ritually through the use of male and fdemale figures (Edan),owned by high ranking association members. Figure is mounted on a metal base.

Late 19th century.


Yoruba, Nigeria
Herkunft: Nigeria
Material: Bronze, steel
Maße: 20 cm


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