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Pair of Ibejis statuette, Ogbomosho type (with coats), Yoruba, Nigeria. H 23 cm


Sculpted in a cubist style, this set of male statuettes presents powerful and characterful forms. Beautiful brown and shiny patina. These twins are carved in a relatively hard wood. They both have an original and different headdress. They both show traces of blue pigments on the headdress. Finally, they both wear a copper necklace around the neck and one brother wears a copper bracelet as well. Period: middle of the 20th century, the pearl mantle is later. Description of the condition/condition report available on request.

Provenance: collection of Dr Leroy, Belgium.

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Pair of Ibejis statuette, Ogbomosho type (with coats), Yoruba, Nigeria. H 23 cmSculpted in a cubist style, this set of male statuettes presents powerful and characterful forms. Beautiful brown and shiny patina. These twins are carved in a relatively hard wood. They both have an original and different headdress. They both show traces of blue pigments on the headdress. Finally, they both wear a copper necklace around the neck and one brother wears a copper bracelet as well. Period: middle of the 20th century, the pearl mantle is later. Description of the condition/condition report available on request. Provenance: collection of Dr Leroy, Belgium.

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Estimate 1 000 - 1 500 EUR
Starting price  800 EUR

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Location of the item : Belgique - 1000 - bruxelles

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