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Yoruba people (Oyo) Oyo (based on hair style), Nigeria
ritual vessel in the form of a woman carrying a bowl
[Ritual female figure holding a bowl] late 19th-early 20th century Description: Ritual female figure holding a bowl
Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood, tukula powder, traces of blue pigment on hair carving
Dimensions: 33.0 h x 9.9 w x 15.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.774
Subject: African art