This Yoruba Eshu figure is known as the protector of travelers and mediator between the spiritual and mortal worlds. This mysterious figure is a container for magical materials used by a ritual specialist.  The body of the figure is a container with a cylinder shape. The head is a stopper with elongated back swept hair, the face has minimal features worn away from age and use.

Origin: Nigeria
Time Period: 19th-Early 20th c
Provenance:  Ex: Robert Dupierre, Paris
Materials: Wood, animal hides, leather strips, brass tacks and rope with a custom base
Dimensions: 5 1/4 in. high x 2 1/4 in. wide 
Condition: Figure appear in fine condition
Inventory #A3213
Price: $1,200
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