This fine example of a Yoruba Shango staff is surmounted by the carved figure of a kneeling female, depicted with both hands holding her breasts. Over time, the surface of this staff has developed a deep, worn and lusty patina.
Ex Monika Wengraf Collection UK
Estimated Period: First Quarter of 20th Century
There are missing pieces to the base, as shown in the photographs.
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