Dance Wand for Eshu (Ogo Elegba)
Arts of Africa
13 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (33 x 6.4 x 7 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Prior to 1922, provenance not yet documented; by 1922, acquired by Paul Guillaume of Paris, France; 1922, purchased from Paul Guillaume by Stewart Culin for the Brooklyn Museum.
Wood staff in form of kneeling female figure. Holds flask in each hand. Stained black.
Condition: Good, headdress broken off.
This item is not on view
Yorùbá. Dance Wand for Eshu (Ogo Elegba), 19th century. Wood, 13 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (33 x 6.4 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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