Lot 192: A fine Ibeji figure

A fine Ibeji figure, Yoruba; Nigeria

Possibly from Oyo, the figure of simple form, the crested coif well-worn and with rubbed face, the neck with beads and the sloping shoulders angular the body with remains of camwood encrustation, beads to the writs and traditional beaded belt to the waist, on an integral base - and old example. H. 10 1/2"

Property of a New York estate

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


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