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Lot 334 - A Urhobo shrine figure Iphri Nigeria standing with a triple crested coiffure and scarifications to

Bid Live on Lot 334 in the Tribal Art and Antiquities Auction from Woolley & Wallis.

Iphri personal shrine figures - RAND AFRICAN ART

) wood, pigment 70 x 27 x 26 cm The Trustees of the British Museum - READ

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: URHOBO PEOPLE: NIGERIA`S UNIQUE TRIBE WITH UNIQUE NAMES AND DEMONSTRATIVE STYLE OF SPEAKING

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: URHOBO PEOPLE: NIGERIA`S UNIQUE TRIBE WITH UNIQUE NAMES AND DEMONSTRATIVE STYLE OF SPEAKING

the Urhobo have close ties to riverine life, and produce elaborate spectacles of dance, music, and song in homage to the spirits of the waters. Wearing masks of wood, cloth, or vegatable fiber, performers dance in honor of the spirit forces of the particular body of water that runs through their community. Water spirits are believed to reside in the water and to be helpful to the well-being of a community. H: 22 cm

the Urhobo have close ties to riverine life, and produce elaborate spectacles of dance, music, and song in homage to the spirits of the waters. Wearing masks of wood, cloth, or vegatable fiber, performers dance in honor of the spirit forces of the particular body of water that runs through their community. Water spirits are believed to reside in the water and to be helpful to the well-being of a community. H: 22 cm

Shrine Figure (Edjo Re Akare) Nigeria, Urhobo. Late 19th – early 20th centuries Wood, pigment READ note

Shrine Figure (Edjo Re Akare) Nigeria, Urhobo.

Urhobo Edjo Re Akare ('Warrior' Spirit Figure), Nigeria http://www.imodara.com/post/98177053139/nigeria-urhobo-edjo-re-akare-spirit-figure

Urhobo Edjo Re Akare ('Warrior' Spirit Figure), Nigeria http://www.imodara.com/post/98177053139/nigeria-urhobo-edjo-re-akare-spirit-figure

ANCÊTRE URHOBO Nigeria Bois polychrome, accidents, manques H_176 cm Grand

ANCÊTRE URHOBO Nigeria Bois polychrome, accidents, manques H_176 cm Grand

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