Ibeji

A superb and early female Ibeji carved with a long elegant body and arms. Four hair plaits rise up from her head. Some slight damage. She has two metal bangles on each wrist and beads around her waist as well as a carved waistband. With carved eyelashes.
19th century
Shaki / Northern Oyo
See: no. 4, in this catalogue, carved in the same style and from the same area
cf. Ibeji. Chemeche, 2003. Old Oyo illus. 13. 38 - 40

Ibeji

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