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Yoruba Female Kneeling Nigeria African Art

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Title Yoruba Female Kneeling Nigeria African Art
Type of Object Figure, Carving, Statue, Sculpture
Country of Origin Nigeria
People Yoruba, Ekiti?
Materials Wood,
Approximate Age 20th Century
Dimensions Height: 17 Inches
Width: 5 Inches
Depth: 5.5 Inches
Overall Condition Good
Damage/Repair Cracks

Additional Information:  A kneeling female figure with her hands on her hips, identified as probably Yoruba. 

Recommended Reading: Drewal , H. J. and J. Pemberton III, with R. Abiodun Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought, (New York, 1989) Drewal, H. J. and M. Thompson Drewal., Gelede, Art and Female Power among the Yoruba. 1983. Fagg, W. and J. Pemberton III: Yoruba Sculpture of West Africa, (New York, 1982) Lawal, B.: The Gelede Spectacle. Art, Gender, and Social Harmony in an African Culture. (Seattle, London 1996) Mato, Daniel, Chelsea Cooksey, Yoruba: Art of Life. The Bennett-Luther Collection, Denver 2004  Witte, H.: A Closer Look; Local Styles in the Yoruba Art Collection of the Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal. 2004.