YORUBA FIGURES, NIGERIA

The figures below have been vetted as authentic and old, with good evidence of age and use.

  

Yoruba
Figure 5
12.25" high
$1500

Yoruba
Figure 6
15" high
$2000 

   

Yoruba
Figure 7
14" high
$800

The figures below have been vetted as authentic, with some evidence of age and use.

  

Yoruba
Figure 3
13.5" high
$1000

  

Yoruba
Figure 4
14" high
$1000

Yoruba
Figure 10
19" high
$800  

 

Yoruba
Figure 11
25.5" high
$1000

 

Yoruba
Figure 15
9.5" high
$400

 

Yoruba
Figure 18
10" high
$400

Yoruba
Figure 21
11" high
$400

The figures below have been vetted as authentic but with little evidence of use.


 

Yoruba
Figure 1
37" high
$2000

 Yoruba
Figure 26
21" high
$600

The figures below exhibit little evidence of use and were probably made to be sold.

Yoruba
Figure 22
25.5" high
$400

Yoruba
Figure 27
17" high
$300

Below are additional catalogs of  Yoruba figures.

Yoruba
Offering
Bowls
Catalog

Yoruba
Offering
Bowls 2
Catalog

Yoruba
Ibeji Figures
Page 1
Catalog

Yoruba
Ibeji Figure
Page 2
Catalog

Yoruba
Horsemen

Yoruba
Epa Headdresses 

 

Yoruba
Ibeji Pairs

 

Maternity
Figures

Yoruba
Drums
Catalog

 

Yoruba
Shango
Wands
 

 

Yoruba
Shango
Pedestals

Yoruba
Ogo Elegba
Dance Wands

Photographs © Tim Hamill

YORUBA FIGURES, Nigeria

These figures, some of which were brightly painted, were placed on altars in shrines or displayed at special ceremonies. The wand-like staffs were also carried during ceremonies. Several are depicted in colonial wear.

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