Figure - Wood - ibeji / ibedji - Yoruba - Nigeria

Description
Figure - Wood - ibeji / ibedji - Yoruba - Nigeria
Mid 20th century - Good

Old ‘ere ibeji/ibedji’ twin figure - YORUBA - Nigeria.
An authentic female example from the famous Yoruba twin cult.
Interesting design, beautiful, shiny patina. 4 beaded necklaces adorn the neck and hips. Great tension, carefully crafted hairstyle. Traces on the mouth of the typical feeding of twin figures.
C. 1950 - good condition: redwood powder residue, good, shiny patina from use (see photos).
Material: wood, beaded necklace.
A sticker refers to an auction.
Height: approx. 24 cm, width: approx. 9 cm, depth: approx. 7 cm.
The figure is supplied with a metal stand.
Shipped with DHL - buyer welcome to collect!

Lot details
Object
Figure
Indigenous object name
ibeji / ibedji
Ethnic group/ culture
Yoruba
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
24×9×7 cm
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