African carved wooden Yoruba panel

African carved wooden Yoruba panel

Code: CE636


H: 35.5cm (14")D: 2.5cm (1")L: 70.5cm (27.8")


A carved wooden panel made by the Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin. It is made of African hard wood and is carved in relief. It depicts a ceremony involving the Oba or king of Benin. It dates to approximately the 1960s/70s. It has a nicely aged patina. There is a little minor damage to the surface. There are holes in the back to allow it to be hung.