Very old wooden lid of ceremonial pot, YORUBA, Nigeria
An object with a soul! this very old lid of a Yoruba ceremonial pot. A statue in itself, actually, adorned with a beautiful patina of use and aging and once rubbed with tukula powder. Harder type of wood and still hard despite the erosion. See the pictures!
Length: 31 cm
Width: 23 cm
Height: 13 cm
Weight: 1220 grams
Date: Difficult to indicate. Early 20th century at least I would say