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Object Number: AF3674
Current Location: Imagine Africa
Currently On Display
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Horseman
Chief
Attendants
Wife
Leopard
Snake
Height: 37cm
Length: 23cm
Width: 20.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number27035 - Dealer's Number

Description

Painted wooden circular dish with hinged lid supported by figures of horseman (chief) surrounded by smaller figures one on top of the other in pairs (4) representing wives and attendents. The lid is surmounted by a leopard holding a snake in its jaws.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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