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Yoruba ritual chopper (Bernini)

Axe shango symbolic of God (the storm) brought by a priestess.

Enjoy the elegance and grace of this sculpture Yoruba (Dahomey-Bemin. ) Hardwood crôteuse dark brown patina of priests, small ring of molten glass beads in black, with gray, gray neck. The Yoruba

Fanti, Ewe, Fon, Yoruba and Akan are an assimilation Fon. Ethnicity local
With the Ewe ethnic Yoruba. With group from Nigeria to the center of sinstalé (Dahomey Bernini) neighbor of nigeria

The main characteristic of this breed is its ability to adapt like the Dioula Malinke race of traders.
If we say that the Dioula are Jews of Africa, the Yoruba are the Greeks, that place them in
The Western mind.

But the main base of the four tribes is their ancestral religion and
Practising magic, possession, in a word, voodoo, high among the Fon, Ewe, Fanti In
Attenuated, and Yoruba.

These are people who have developed to a point all hypnotic drugs, a result of
Their most famous is the zombie, which was developed in the Caribbean and Brazil, countries ou'ont been many nationals tribes.
The Yoruba, the Ibo are among the accomplishments of the most striking masks.
Yoruba ritual chopper (Bernini)
Collectibles and Objects of Art,  Old weapons
Author: Yorouba
24.2 x  55.3 cm  /   9.5 x  21.8 in
Diameter 8.5 cm  /   3.3 in
Weight 0.8 kg   /  1.76 lbs
Origin: Arts of Africa  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Original  /   Period: Renaissance (XV-XVIth c)  /  
Posted: july 29, 2010 / Modified: july 30, 2010
Copyright Boby Pikaso

Yoruba ritual chopper (Bernini)
1,900 €  1,349 £  2,166 $ 
Available for sale
Boby Pikaso
Boby Pikaso
Antiques dealer 
Abidjan, Ivory coast
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