Ibeji

An extremely unusual male Ibeji. Possessing a powerful chest area with scarification on his face, right arm & shoulder, on the back of his neck and radiating down under the back of his arms. He has a finely carved lizard climbing up his left arm. This is probably a unique figure. Dark brown patina.
19th / early 20th century
Possibly Shaki or Oshogbo
cf. Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 130. 131

Ibeji

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enquiries@finch-and-co.co.uk