Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner

Figure of Eshu the trickster god
Late 19th – early 20th century
Yoruba people, Nigeria
Wood, leather, cowrie shells
H: 24; W: 15 cm
Gift of Cedric H. and Daisy Marks, New York, through the America-Israel Cultural Foundation
Accession number: B70.1066

Shafir, Dorit, Hidden Power in African Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2014

Hidden Power in African Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Modern Art, 21/05/2014 - 17/01/2015

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir