YORUBA (IFE TRADITION) AFRICAN PATINATED WOOD ALTAR BOWL H 35.75" DIA 12"
Having fully carved sculptural base with semi nude female figure seated on a stool supporting ornate gourd formed vessel adorned with high relief carved figured (16 figures). Yoruba, Nigeria.
Provenance: Estate of Jack Faxon, Birmingham, MI. Michigan Senator and creator of the Michigan Council for the Arts.
some cracks to the grain, wear is consistent with age, signs of previous hive as seen in photos.