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ID number:  BIRRC-D0033(1-6)
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  6 decorated verandah posts from a chief's house
Object type:  External architectural element
Place made:  Ogbomosho, Oyo province, W. Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba
Collector:  Danford, John
Measurements:  274.32 cm approx (one damaged by termites)

6 wooden carved support posts for a verandah.

Notes:  The further north in Yorubaland, the more geometric the designs. Anthropomorphic designs are more valuable.

2 Related People

Danford, John

1913
1970
Unknown



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