YORUBA OFFERING BOWLS, Nigeria

Offering
Bowl 16
18" high
$2000



Offering
Bowl 17
6.75" high
$1000

Offering
Bowl 19
10" high
$600


The Yoruba offering bowls  above have been vetted as authentic, with evidence of age and use.

YORUBA STYLE OFFERING BOWLS, Nigeria

The bowls below show no real indication of tribal use and were probably made for the art market.

YORUBA STYLE
Offering Bowl 20
20" high
$400

YORUBA STYLE
Offering Bowl 24
24" high
$600



YORUBA STYLE
Offering Bowl 38

12" high x 19.75" long
$300

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

YORUBA, OFFERING BOWLS, Nigeria

These bowls are used to hold kola nuts as offerings of hospitality or as receptacles for the sixteen sacred palm nuts used in divination. This form, with the bowl on top, is known as an Agere Ifa.

Another form, with a kneeling female figure with lidded bowl, is known as an Opon Igede Ifa can be seen on Offering Bowls Page 2.

Bowls 24, 38 and 39 do not fit either category.

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