Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas

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Oil on canvas painting

A true African musical instrument , in African culture the trumpet sound signals excitement, aggression and distress.

This elephant trunk is commonly called Okike in Igbo land (Igbo is a tribe in West African).  Elephant tusks is also a symbol for social status. Ọdu-okike or okike is carried by the ọzọ titled men in Igbo communities

The okike being blown at the  occasion of the ọzọ title is a sign of wealth and power. It is used for prestigious ceremonies like ọzọ titleships, ofala and major festivals. Also it is used during the performance of orbituary rites of titled men and women as well as traditional wedding ceremonies of Igbo aristocrats. It can be blown in solo as well as in group performance. The sound of okike denotes festivity and social actualization.  Despite modernizations and Christianity, the impact and importance of this musical instruments are still felt in Igbo society today.

Features:

★ Materials: Canvas, professional oil paints, brushes, palette knife
★ Handmade 
★ Signed artwork: Author's signature on the front of the artwork
★ painting comes framed and ready to hang
★ Size: 36 by 47 inches 
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Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas
Elephant Tusk - African Art | Nigerian Painting | Living Room Decor | Oil On Canvas