URHOBO STATUE
object

URHOBO STATUE

Wood and animal residues | h 160 cm | 62,9 in. | 20th century

description

The Urhobo live in Delta state and Edo state in Nigeria.
The art of the Urhobo tribe became very well known when the oil companies moved their offices to the Nigerian town Warri due to the civil war in Nigeria (1967-1970). The Urhobo art for Kasuwa marks the beginning of a passion that started in 1969.
This female figure has some residues of offerings in front of it.

 
 
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