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PAIR OF IBEJI MALE & FEMALE ILORIN | IBEJI ART

An old and rare male and female Ibeji pair from Ilorin village, situated in the Oyo tribe wide territory. The statuettes show a limited extension of light red camwood patina on the body and on the base. The faces show particural scarification carving lines, the hairstyles are high and the same for male and female. The male ibeji has small damage on the back of the head. The statuettes are enriched by many iron ornaments, called manillas, on the wrists and on the ankles, very appreciated by the collectors. This unique pair of Ibeji is pubblished In the Encyclopedia of the Ibeji, photo n. 490.                                                 Mauro Polo

PAIR OF IBEJI MALE & FEMALE ILORIN

$5,900.00 Regular Price
$4,900.00Sale Price
  • PLACE Ilorin
    TRIBE Oyo
    CATALOGUE OF THE IBEJI -
    ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE IBEJI 490
    CARVER -
    HEIGHT 32, 30 cm - 12.50 11.75 in
    IBEJI ARCHIVE N. 56v25
    EXPERTISED VALUE 7,400

     

     

     

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