Detail View: The AMICA Library: Esu dance staff (Ogo Elegbara)

AMICA ID: 
AIC_.1991.396
AMICA Library Year: 
1998
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Name: 
Unknown
Creator Nationality: 
African; West African; Nigerian
Creator Dates/Places: 
Africa, Nigeria//Africa, West Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Southern Ghana, Southern Nigeria, Togo (SL) Africa,West Africa,Nigeria
Creator Name-CRT: 
Yoruba
Title: 
Esu dance staff (Ogo Elegbara)
Title Type: 
preferred
View: 
full view
Creation Date: 
Mid/late 19th century
Creation Start Date: 
1840
Creation End Date: 
1900
Materials and Techniques: 
Wood
Classification Term: 
Ceremonial Object
Subject Description: 
figure with lengthy horn shaped headdress
Creation Place: 
Africa,West Africa,Nigeria
Dimensions: 
H:10 in. (25.4 cm); W: 5 in. (12.7 cm); D: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
AMICA Contributor: 
The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: 
Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 
1991.396
Credit Line: 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Jay and Anne Whipple
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
AIC_.E33731.TIF