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Yoruba Wood Carved Male Ibeji Figure

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $400 - $600

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Carved standing on integral base, hands to his sides exposed in the nude. Fine almond slit eyes with hair coiffures with added blue pigments. Nice incised details to the body signifying scarification. Size 11 1/2" H. For similar examples and information see ‘The Encyclopedia of the Ibeji’ by Fausto Polo.

ex-New York, New York collection, ex-Mathews collection, Santa Fe, NM