Yoruba Wood Carved  Ibeji  Figure

14687. Yoruba Wood Carved Ibeji Figure

Nigeria,

Carved standing on integral base, hands to sides, standing nude and face with fine almond eyes and with hair coiffures with added blue pigments, Nice incised details to body to signify scarification Cf. The Encyclopedia of the Ibeji by Fausto Polo. Size approx 10-1/2 in H. .

Provenance: Ex Mathews Collection, Santa Fe NM

$745


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