Ibeji Youruba Statuette - Nigeria / Benin 04 flag

Ibeji Youruba Statuette - Nigeria / Benin 04
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Object description :

"Ibeji Youruba Statuette - Nigeria / Benin 04"
Statuette of a standing male figure.
This type of figure is called "Ibeji" and was used in the worship of twins. Wood with a nice patina of use, very lightly covered with red pigments on the body and blue at the level of the cap.
He is also adorned with a pearl necklace and belt. Ibeji astonishing by the sculpted presence of pants and numerous scarifications. 2 nails are stuck in the eyes.
Youruba people, Benin / Nigeria 20th century
H.: 23 cm
Price : 360 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Etat d'usage

Material : Bois massif
Height : 23 cm

Reference : 586599
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