Lot 189: A fine Ibeji figure

A fine Ibeji figure, Yoruba ; Nigeria

Possibly from Oyo, The figure with high crested coif with blue pigment, the body with remains of camwood encrustation, the face with large features and wide nose, the shoulders squared and wide hips with simple legs terminating in an integral base.Beads to the wrists and ankles. H. 8 1/2"

Property of a New York estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY


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