Osun Babalawo ceremonial fan - Yoruba - Nigeria - SOLD

Exceptional object in traditional African art

Extraordinary African worshipers who are usually worn by the high priestesses of Osun. Osun is a female Orisa from the eponymous river. We find the worship center of this deity in Ogsobo. These rather rare pieces on the art market because very personal, are in the form of a disc decorated with pearls mounted on a handle. Osun a provider of food, therefore life!

This African art object was acquired by a collector via our art gallery.

Provenance: private collection, France

Origin : private collection, FranceDating : mid 20th centurySize : 91 x 54 cm Materials : wood, fabric, beads 

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Yoruba
Country
Nigeria
Origin
Tribal art collection France

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