Statuette Ibeji Youruba - Nigeria / Benin 04

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Arts Primitifs
20th century
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Statuette of a standing male figure.
This type of figure is called "Ibeji" and was used in the cult of twins.
Wood with beautiful patina of use, covered very lightly with red pigments on the body and blue at the level of the cap. It is also adorned with a necklace and a pearl belt.
Ibeji surprising by the presence of sculpted trousers and numerous scarifications.
2 nails are stuck in the eyes.
Youruba people, Benin / Nigeria
Old English collection
Twentieth century
H.: 23 cm

Ref: 8YGI50G1GL

Style Arts Primitifs
Century 20th century
Height (cm) 23 cm
Materials Bois
Shipping Cost 18
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 69620, Ternand, France

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