• ORIGIN: Ilorin
  • TRIBE: Oyo
  • HEIGHT: 11 in. - 28 cm
  • CATALOGUE OF THE IBEJI No. 766
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE IBEJI No. 484
  • CARVER - 
  • IBEJI ARCHIVE No. 56v19
  • EXPERTISED/APPRAISED VALUE: $3050

Single Female Ilorin

$2,500.00 Regular Price
$2,250.00Sale Price
  • Beautiful female from Ilorin, in the Oyo tribe territory

    This lovely unclothed statuette is standing on a round base. The high coiffure, with traces of of indigo pigment, is composed of braids that are gathered up with a small opening in the middle. There are many scarifications on both cheeks, indicating noble origin. Necklaces and belt are made of glass beads. Traces of red camwood are still existing on the face and on the body. There are also remains of cowrie shelles fastened to one wrist.

    This very attractive Ibeji is pubblished on the Encyclopedia of the Ibeji, on the photo n. 484.

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