Superb male and female sibling twin Ibeji from a master Yoruba carver. The Yoruba have a high rate of multiple births and consider twins to be. OYO TRIBE - ERIN / IFON. Hairdo body and facial scarifications confirm these as of Erin or Ifon origin.
A large carved tribal figure of a kneeling woman, probably from the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
<br>66 cm (26 inches) high.
<br>Lots of chips and minor dents, some rodent damage to ankle and a few insect holes - implying that this piece was used in a household shine and not made for the tourist industry - please study photos.
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A STRIKING CARVING IN HEAVY DENSE WOOD OF AN OBA AND. POWER EXUDES FROM THE ABSTRACT FACE OF THE OBA WHO WEARS A. THE EXPERTISE OF THIS CARVING REINFORCES THE STATUS OF THE OBA. WITH ENTERTAINERS. ENTERTAINERS FORM IBADAN NIGERIA CIRCA 1970.
SHE WEARS A STRING OF GLASS BEADS. THE CONGO COLLECTION. These artifacts are reffered to by tribe to appreciate the unique essence of ethnic group traditions, not to detract from the artisitic integrity of each individual piece.
Gebraucht Artikel Used item. Wear and Tear, Wood deterioration. Item is in good condition. We combine postage for 2 or more items so as to reduce the shipping cost. Please request for combined postage before making any payment. The stand is not included in the listing.