Large Yoruba Female Ibeji, Ijebu Ode Region, Nigeria
Lot 163
Large Yoruba Female Ibeji, Ijebu Ode Region, Nigeria
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Large Yoruba Female Ibeji, Ijebu Ode Region, Nigeria
ere ibeji
height 12 1/4in (32cm)
Wood, beads, inset metal eyes, blue pigment.

Provenance:
Christie's, London, June 1983, lot 135
Private Collection, England

This ere ibeji is an example representative of the region of Iperu and Ijebu-Ode, with both the monumental scale and features.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
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