Statue(s) - Wood, wood and brass - IBEDJI - Yoruba - Nigeria

Description
Statue(s) - Wood, wood and brass - IBEDJI - Yoruba - Nigeria
Fair

YORUBA, Nigeria

Very original masculine Ibedji, standing, the body decorated with circular ornaments in brass.
The left part of the statuette was broken a long time ago, given the smooth aspect of the break.
Traces of ochre soil.
3 large rings, including one that is engraved with geometric motifs and on which 5 smaller rings are attached.

Probably from the 18th century.


Acquired from the Lucas Ratton Gallery, Paris.

Lot details
Object
Statue(s)
Indigenous object name
IBEDJI
Ethnic group/ culture
Yoruba
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood, wood and brass
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
30×9×8 cm
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