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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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michael cichon tribal arts
P.O. Box 5919
Bradenton, FL 34281
941.224.0440

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$1,450.00...further provenance on request

A fine Yoruba Oyo type male Ibeji
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.


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