Ibeji

A very fine male Ibeji figure carved with squared scars on his stomach and vertical scars on the face. Rekitts Blue on the hairdo. Red and white beads around his neck. His small eyes carved high on his face. Black coconut disks decorate his waist and green beads are worn on his left wrist.
19th century
Gbongan / Oyo. Somewhere between Kire and Ibadan.
cf. Ibeji. Chemeche, 2003. illus. 90 (not as fine as our example)
Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 31

Ibeji

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+44 (0) 207 689 7500

+44 (0)7836 684133
+44 (0)7768 236921

enquiries@finch-and-co.co.uk