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YORUBA MATERNITY GROUP

Size 75 cm
Material Wood
Origin Nigeria

Large group showing the “Mother of Images”, thick black patina.
This gure shares a lot of common features with the art of Olowe of Ise.

The style of the face, the complexity of the coiffure and, in the larger shapes, the design of the shoulder reminds a lot of the Ise master .

Provenance

Collected by Mrs Lore Kegel in 1956

Registration number Y 89

Acquired in 2004 from Boris Kegel-Konietzko

European collection 

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