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Auction Closes At: 11:12:00 06/01/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 025. Ibeji Female Figure
Estimate: $1,000-$1,500
Current High Bid: $625.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $625.00

Category: African
Sub Category: Nigeria
Culture or Country: Iseyin area, Yoruba, Nigeria.
Period: --
Size: 10-5/8H.

Description: Probably carved by carver Olumole of the Oyo tribe, figure stands with long feet on integral circular base, hands on hips, prominent breasts, and adorned with strands of beads around neck, waist, and wrists. Her rounded head bears rounded facial features, large oval rimmed eyes with nail pupils, wide nose, and ears set back and pierced with fiber, above her hair in multi-lobed coiffure with striated detail. Surface with compacted camwood, deep brown-black patina, and face with polished patina.
Provenance: Sam Hilu collection, NYC. Cf. Encyclopedia of the Ibeji, no. 419.
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).

Ibeji Female Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ibeji2007 $625.00 1 5/28/2010 8:23:55 AM
2. radman1227 $600.00 1 5/28/2010 9:35:32 AM

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