Brass figure of female, kneeling on cushion, cuppi

Made:
1851-1900 in Nigeria
maker:
Yoruba people

Brass figure of female, kneeling on cushion, cupping breasts in hands with crested hairstyle, cult figure of mother goddess, possibly Odudua, Yoruba, West African, second half of 19th century

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A25896
type:
statue
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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