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A fine Yoruba Oyo type male Ibeji

A fine Yoruba Oyo type male Ibeji

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Sculpture: Pre 1930: Item # 1204170

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Standing in classic pose with voluminous arms held down and hands placed on hip. Tripartite coiffure and large detailed eyes accentuated with metal irises. The figure has a herniated navel surrounded by belly scarification. Measuring 9.50"H, the 'ere ibeji' is in very fine condition with numerous, original glass beads and metal bangles attached. A golden, honey-brown aged patina overall. Collected in Nigeria in the early 1960's by the Rex family, Venice Fl.