RUFUS ADENIYI
Lagos, West Africa - Nigeria



Original Artworks (16)

Rufus Adeniyi; Ogboni Staff, 1972, Original Sculpture Bronze, 2 x 11 inches. Artwork description: 241 Yoruba culture. The Ologboni s are secret cult members and the Staff is for invoking the spirit of the Ancestors. ...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1972
2 x 11 inches (5.1 x 27.9 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Oba And Queen, 1971, Original Sculpture Bronze, 4 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Figure of an Oba and Queen in the Ancient Benin kingdom. Western Nigeria. ...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1971
4 x 9 inches (10.2 x 22.9 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Ogboni Staff, 1977, Original Sculpture Bronze, 3 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Yoruba Culture in the western part of Nigeria. The Ologboni s are a secrete cult and the Staff is one of their paraphernalia for invoking the spirit of the ancestors. ...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1977
3 x 9 inches (7.6 x 22.9 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Bangles, 1974, Original Sculpture Bronze, 4 x 6 inches. Artwork description: 241 Bangles worn as part of the Queen s Paraphernalia in the Ancient Benin Kingdom. Western Nigeria. ...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1974
4 x 6 inches (10.2 x 15.2 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Warrior, 1976, Original Sculpture Bronze, 3 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Warrior in the Ancient Benin Kingdom...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1976
3 x 7 inches (7.6 x 17.8 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Warrior, 1975, Original Sculpture Bronze, 4 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Warrior in the Ancient Benin Kingdom. Western Nigeria. ...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1975
4 x 9 inches (10.2 x 22.9 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Head Of An Oba, 1975, Original Sculpture Bronze, 9 x 19 inches. Artwork description: 241 Head representing the departed soul of an Oba in the Ancient Benin Kingdom. Western Nigeria. ...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1975
9 x 19 inches (22.9 x 48.3 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Queen Mother Head, 1977, Original Sculpture Bronze, 4 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 Queen mother head. Ancient Benin Kingdom, Western Nigeria...
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Original Bronze Sculpture, 1977
4 x 10 inches (10.2 x 25.4 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Leopard, 1995, Original Sculpture Bronze, 6 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Leopard always come in a pair of male and female. It is a symbol of power in the Ancient Benin Kingdom, Western Nigeria. ...
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Original Bronze Sculpture, 1995
6 x 9 inches (15.2 x 22.9 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Headdress, 1965, Original Sculpture Bronze, 12 x 19 inches. Artwork description: 241 Headdress ...
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Original Bronze Sculpture, 1965
12 x 19 inches (30.5 x 48.3 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Ritual Vessel, 1953, Original Sculpture Bronze, 8 x 15 inches. Artwork description: 241 Ritual Vessel is mostly used by Ifa Priest for ritual purposes.  WESTERN NIGERIA ...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1953
8 x 15 inches (20.3 x 38.1 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Agere, 1950, Original Sculpture Wood, 9.9 x 15.9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Mostly seen in Oba s Palace. A symbol of fertility...
Rufus Adeniyi
Original Wood Sculpture, 1950
9.9 x 15.9 inches (25.1 x 40.4 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Kneeling Female, 2003, Original Woodworking, 22 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 Yoruba tradition in Nigeria, Female figure and her child strapped in her back represents Fertility and respect to elders when presenting cola. ...
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Original Woodworking, 2003
22 x 20 inches (55.9 x 50.8 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Traditional Stool, 2003, Original Woodworking, 12 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 Stools ae amongst the most important of chiefs regalia and are symbols of his office...
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Original Woodworking, 2003
12 x 20 inches (30.5 x 50.8 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Mother And Child, 2003, Original Woodworking, 30 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Mothers in Africa are pictured and treated ritually, sometimes as symbol of fertility...
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Original Woodworking, 2003
30 x 24 inches (76.2 x 61.0 cm)
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Rufus Adeniyi; Gelede Mask, 2003, Original Woodworking, 14 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 Represents individual departed soul for annual festival to re- unite the spirit of the dead with the living...
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Original Woodworking, 2003
14 x 22 inches (35.6 x 55.9 cm)
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Artist Statement

I am a widely traveled Nigerian Aesthetics consultant. A graduate of South Thames College, London and University of London Goldsmith College. I believed in Art as a way of life and a reflection of the spiritual and socio-economic life of the people. My flair for natural things of beauty has no measure. Apart from my Art gallery, I also run a consultancy firm in all forms of artistic embellishment in fine furnishing for corporate bodies, private individuals and diplomatic missions. Married and strongly believed in modesty and fair play....