Lot 196: A pair of ibeji figures

A pair of ibeji figures, Yoruba; Nigeria

Possibly from Oyo, the two female figures by the same hand but with different coifs, each with backward thrusting ears, pointed breasts and rounded arms, the figures on integral bases. H. 10 1/2" & 10 1/4"

Property of a New York estate

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


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