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ID number:  BIRRC-D0021
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  'Apere ifa'
Object type:  Woodwork
Place made:  Badagri area, W. of Lagos, Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba
Collector:  Danford, John
Materials:  Wood with touches of blue and black paint
Measurements:  43 x 13/15 cm

Bowl for holding the 16 palm nuts (or cowrie shells) used in Ifa divination and supported by a female figure. Collected before 1957.

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Danford, John


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