Esu Head (Ela or Irin Ifa)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria
Culture:
Yoruba peoples
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 13/16 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (7.1 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.149
Not on view
Juan Luis Pereira, Peru, until 1959; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1959, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1978