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Auction Closes At: 11:29:00 06/01/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 024. “Ere Ibeji” Figure
Estimate: $1,200-$1,800
Current High Bid: $2,100.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,100.00

Category: African
Sub Category: Nigeria
Culture or Country: Oke Odan area, Yoruba, Nigeria.
Period: --
Size: 10-1/2”H.

Description: Interesting old ibeji from the Anago tribe, standing with arms separate at sides, hands bent and connected to hips, flanking carved skirt with semicircular grooved edge and low relief crossed bands in front. He bears rounded, bulging face having metal inlaid pupils, wide nose and lips, and hair in fine detail gathered in cross form with rectangular relief pins at end. Dark deep polished brown patina.
Provenance: Private NYC collection. Cf. Encyclopedia of the Ibeji, no. 223.
Shipping Fee:
National: $18.00
International: $55.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

“Ere Ibeji” Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. African Art $2,100.00 1 6/1/2010 11:23:25 AM
2. Switzerland $2,000.00 1 6/1/2010 11:15:06 AM
3. African Art $1,900.00 1 5/21/2010 4:44:23 PM
4. Switzerland $1,900.00(losing tie) 1 6/1/2010 11:14:46 AM
5. Switzerland $1,700.00 1 6/1/2010 11:14:34 AM

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