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An ancient Ibeji from the village of Ede, Oyo tribe. 

His author is Abogunde, carver well known and appreciated for his distinctive style.

The statuette shows an artistic hair style, consisting of plaits, three outside and one central, rising from the top of the head, with indigo powder traces. The fourth plait, in the back of the head, is missing because of a possible action of termites.

The ibeji has a particular dark red/brown patina with evident traces of red camwood.                              

SINGLE IBEJI FEMALE EDE

$1,300.00 Regular Price
$1,000.00Sale Price
  • PLACE Ede
    TRIBE Oyo
    CATALOGUE OF THE IBEJI 661
    ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE IBEJI 375
    CARVER Abogunde
    HEIGHT 29 cm - 11.50 in
    IBEJI ARCHIVE N. 46v10
    EXPERTISED VALUE $ 2,400

     

     

     

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