Ibeji

A fine and powerful male Ibeji figure with a crested hairdo decorated with Rekitts Blue. Red and white beads for protection from Shango around his neck. Squared scars are carved on his stomach with a zig-zag pattern surround. Scars are carved on the rear of the neck and the base is decorated with vertical lines. He has a large carved phallus.
19th century
Gbongan / Oyo
cf. Ibeji. Chemeche, 2003. illus. 89. 90. 91.
Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 84 (although not as powerful as this figure)

Ibeji

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ENQUIRIES

+44 (0) 207 689 7500

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

enquiries@finch-and-co.co.uk