YORUBA BEADED CONTAINERS, NIGERIA

These Yoruba beaded containers show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.

YORUBA
Beaded Container 1
8" high x 12.5" wide
$500

YORUBA
Beaded Container 2
16.5" high x 19" wide
$1500

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

YORUBA
Beaded Containers, Nigeria

Beads were signs of wealth and status. Many Yoruba sacred and secular objects were embellished with elaborate images and symbolic designs created by small glass beads.

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