- ORIGIN: Oro
- TRIBE: Igbomina
- HEIGHT: 10.75 in. - 27 cm
- CATALOGUE OF THE IBEJI No. 850
- ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE IBEJI No. 582
- CARVER -
- IBEJI ARCHIVE No. 61v03
- EXPERTISED/APPRAISED VALUE: $2,600
Single Male Oro
Original text by Fausto Polo, 2007, translated to English from Italian
A superb male Ibeji from the Oro town in the Igbomina tribe territory.
An elegant and beautiful male Ibeji from the Oro village, in the Igbomina tribe territory, wearing a cobalt blue necklace around his neck and a metal bangle around both wrists. Pronounced genitals, with significant scarification on the back and chest. The coiffure and the face are beautifully carved and the the body has a wondeful brown, natural patina. Rich extensive light red color camwood patina.
This important Ibeji was published on the Encyclopedia of the Ibeji (Plate n. 585).