Lot 190: A fine Ibeji figure

A fine Ibeji figure, Yoruba; Nigeria

Possibly from Igbomina; the high crest carved crudely with blue pigment intact, the red camwood encrusted body with small eyes, and nose the shoulders sloping and the hips wide and with feet apart. Beads to the neck, one wrist ankles and traditional style beads to the waist. H.10"

Property of a New York estate

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


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