Ajere – Olówó Eyo

$389.99
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DESCRIPTION

Ajere is a vintage container sculpted out of wood and of unique design, used for storing/holding different sizable household items like jewelries, fruits, keys, etc. This one is designed with a smooth finish featuring a detailed bust sculpture of a woman with intricate hairstyle.

This sculpture also features cowrie shells carved around it and a turtle carved on the calabash cover. Cowrie shells are highly valued collectible across many African cultures. They are made into jewelry, hair ornaments, sown onto prestigious garments, used in religious rituals, and up until the late 19th century they were even used as money. Ajere is also a representation of how offerings are/were made to deities for past and future favors. Made in Osogbo, Nigeria.

Great addition for decorations in any room with the calabash able to hold sizable items. Suitable as gift for your art/cultural enthusiast friends and family for any occasion.

SIZE

  • Size is shown as Base width x Height in inches.
  • 7 inches x 18 inches 
  • Bowl - 8 inches in diameter 
  • Weight: 6 lbs.

MATERIAL

  • Wood

STYLE

  • Tabletop/Countertop/Flat Surface

SHIPPING & PACKAGING

  • Orders are shipped from Chicago, USA within 1–2 business days.
  • Estimated shipping time 2-3 business days, depending on the location.
  • You will receive a shipping confirmation with the tracking number once it ships.
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