Yoruba shrine figure, Nigeria
Wood, pigment
10.5" tall
mid 20th century

Figures like this representing a monkey, some of which were brightly painted, were placed on altars in shrines or
displayed at special ceremonies. This one has traces of yellow, white and red pigment.

$500
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