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Yoruba, Nigeria Beaded Gourd with Lid

1,250.00
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Yoruba, Nigeria Beaded Gourd with Lid

1,250.00

A beaded gourd with lid from the Yoruba people of Nigeria having a red ground decorated with stylized sun medallions and faces, and accented with bands of cowrie shells. Beads were a sign of wealth and status, and many Yoruba sacred and secular objects were embellished with detailed images and designs in small glass beads.

16H X 18W X 18D 

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A beaded gourd with lid from the Yoruba people of Nigeria having a red ground decorated with stylized sun medallions and faces, and accented with bands of cowrie shells. Beads were a sign of wealth and status, and many Yoruba sacred and secular objects were embellished with detailed images and designs in small glass beads.

16H X 18W X 18D