Featured for your consideration is a Vintage Set Of Male & Female Spirit Ancestor Yoruba Land Collection Solid Brass Statues With Original (misprinted) Tag Very Heavy! This set is in very good vintage condition with no observable chips, breaks, or repairs.
The tag reads These metallic African sculptures which are usually figures & masks served a function in the traditional tribal society, to preserve and convey the beliefs and value of these societies that had no written documents. The masks were part of full costumes and were used with music and dance in ritual performances for social control, education of the young, enhanced fertility andentertainment. The figures usually depicted ancestors or spirits and some object were believed to have great powers. The traditional work of art has been made in the same basic style for generations, even centuries. The style of each piece is determined by its unique identity and symbolic, spiritual significance in the life of the tribes which has been living in this magical land of Asante and Yoruba.
Measurements 7.5 × 1.5 (The Woman). 7" × 1.5" (The Man). Please enjoy the photos for more details as they help to inform the description.The item "Antique Yoruba Land Collection Solid Brass Male And Female Set With Tag Misprint" is in sale since Sunday, October 8, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Sculptures & Statues". The seller is "secretkeys3" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, China, Switzerland, Brazil, Russian federation.