Vintage Large African Yoruba Kings Head Ife Bronze Portrait Oni Head ~ Nigeria


Vintage Large African Yoruba Kings Head Ife Bronze Portrait Oni Head ~ Nigeria

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Vintage Large African Yoruba Kings Head Ife Bronze Portrait Oni Head ~ Nigeria:
$800


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Vintage Large African Yoruba Kings Head Ife Bronze Portrait Oni Head ~ Nigeria DESCRIPTIONVintage large bronze head. African Yoruba Ife bronze portraying an Oni (ruler) head made to celebrate and commemorate the life of the Yoruba King in Nigeria. Referred to as Ife bronzes due to the fact that they were discovered in the the town of Ife the religious and former royal centre of the Yoruba people in the 1930's. Although referred to as bronzes West African artwork is more often cast in copper or brass. This is most likely a recasting from the original but in a much larger scale. Great detail is retained throughout with the face having holes to accommodate facial hair throughout.A fabulous museum quality addition to your bronze collection, African collectibles or home decor.MEASUREMENTSHead measures 24“ tall by 10" wide by 16" deep and weighs 23lb 6oz.CONDITIONIn good condition considering age. There are some small casting holes in the metal especially near the top of the piece (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description)

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Yesteryear Essentials is a local, independent family run antiques store in Los Angeles, CA. It was established in 2011 by me (Pearse) and my wife (Sinead).

 

Every weekend we can be found at local estate sales, sale houses and flea markets searching for unique art, quality antiques and interesting collectibles to add to our store.

 

Whether you are looking to enhance your home decor or are an avid collector, we try to have something wonderful in stock for everyone.

 

Please contact us with any questions you may have.

 

Pearse & Sinead <3 <3

(213) 453 9697

 

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Vintage Large African Yoruba Kings Head Ife Bronze Portrait Oni Head ~ Nigeria DESCRIPTIONVintage large bronze head. African Yoruba Ife bronze portraying an Oni (ruler) head made to celebrate and commemorate the life of the Yoruba King in Nigeria. Referred to as Ife bronzes due to the fact that they were discovered in the the town of Ife the religious and former royal centre of the Yoruba people in the 1930's. Although referred to as bronzes West African artwork is more often cast in copper or brass. This is most likely a recasting from the original but in a much larger scale. Great detail is retained throughout with the face having holes to accommodate facial hair throughout.A fabulous museum quality addition to your bronze collection, African collectibles or home decor.MEASUREMENTSHead measures 24“ tall by 10" wide by 16" deep and weighs 23lb 6oz.CONDITIONIn good condition considering age. There are some small casting holes in the metal especially near the top of the piece (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description)

Our Story

Yesteryear Essentials is a local, independent family run antiques store in Los Angeles, CA. It was established in 2011 by me (Pearse) and my wife (Sinead).

 

Every weekend we can be found at local estate sales, sale houses and flea markets searching for unique art, quality antiques and interesting collectibles to add to our store.

 

Whether you are looking to enhance your home decor or are an avid collector, we try to have something wonderful in stock for everyone.

 

Please contact us with any questions you may have.

 

Pearse & Sinead <3 <3

(213) 453 9697

 


Vintage Large African Yoruba Kings Head Ife Bronze Portrait Oni Head ~ Nigeria:
$800

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