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Ibeji Twins - Wood, Beads, Cauris - Yoruba - Nigeria - Asian African Art
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Ibeji Twins – Wood, Beads, Cauris – Yoruba – Nigeria


Object Ibeji Twins
Ethnic group: Yoruba
Country: Nigeria
Material: Wood, Beads, Cauris
Estimated period: Late 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 21x6x6 cm
Weight: 370 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear

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SKU: 22.119 Category: Search for: , ,

Appealing Ibeji twins of the YORUBA tribe of Nigeria. One of the most famous Yoruba Ibeji woodcarvings is the figures that represent deceased twins. According to Yoruba faith, they affect the daily lives of family members so they were honored with libations and prayers.
Warm expression, decorated with colorful glass beads. The figures have a beautiful patina of age, good condition.