Lot: 33470th tribal art auction
Statuette de jumeau "ere ibeji"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ede
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|American Private Collection||H: 29 cm||
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wood, reddish brown patina, encrustations with red wood powder, remains of indigo blue paint, flat body with handle-shaped arms, typical characteristics of the Ede "ibeji": the puckered face, as well as the lashes carved all the way around the eyes, slightly dam., traces of insect caused damage (right hand, at the back of the coiffure);
presumaby from the workshop of Agobunde of Ede from the Oyo area.