Two Yoruba Male Figures, ibeji, Nigeria
heights 11 and 10in (28 and 25.5cm)
each standing on a circular base with shortened legs and hands to the hips, each chest and upper back with raised scarification, the cylindrical necks supporting ovoid heads with high, arching coiffures, each with beaded necklace; fine varied dark brown patina with encrustations.
Mort Lipkin, New York
Private Collection, New Jersey
African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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