Yoruba Ceremonial Stool, Nigeria

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  • Yoruba Ceremonial Stool, Nigeria
  • Hardwood stool decorated with four carved figures. First half 20th century.
  • One side shows two Yoruba women; the right one is feeding her baby, the left one is holding an unknown object.
  • The other side shows to Yoruba men dressed in European clothing.
  • The top and bottom of the stool are decorated with a geometric band.
  • Measurements: H. 29,5 cm, diameter 24 cm.
  • Condition: age cracks, the right man is missing his hands. The stool shows good signs of use and has a great patina.
  • PROVENANCE: Ursula Voorhuis, The Netherlands. Ursala owned one of the largest most important Yoruba Collections in the world and did much Field Research and Collecting in the 60’s and 70’s. Van Rijn Archive nr. ao-0105625-001