Edan Oshugbo Society Staffs

Yoruba People, Nigeria

Brass

3.25" (6.25" with stand)

Early 20th C.

$650

Edan are commonly worn around the neck of Oshugbo members and are used for a variety of practices: healing, judicial and oracular, to name a few. 

Elegantly mounted on steel supports to portray the metal posts that the heads would have topped.