YORUBA EPA HEADDRESS 16, Nigeria

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

YORUBA
EPA HEADDRESS 16
42" high
$1600

The works from the Epa association honor deities and cultural heroes at masked festivals. The large base heads, of deceased ancestors, are treated with less naturalism than the superstructure, which depicts and honors mothers with children, warrior/hunters, animals and rulers with their entourages in impressive sculptural form.

This headdress has been judged to have been made for the art market.


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