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Auction Closes At: 11:15:00 06/01/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 026. “Ere Ibeji” Male Figure
Estimate: $1,000-$1,500
Current High Bid: $550.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $550.00

Category: African
Sub Category: Nigeria
Culture or Country: Ilorin region, Yoruba, Nigeria.
Period: --
Size: 9-7/8”H.

Description: Carved to house the soul of a deceased twin, this ibeji from the Oyo tribe, bears a slender form, standing on integral base with arms, legs and waist adorned with strands of beads. Incised scarification appears below slightly raised navel, and on narrow face. His eyes formed with thick eyelids around rounded orbits and large pupil holes, and tall cap-like coiffure with v-shape wedge along back. Medium-brown patina, darker along back. Chip on base and foot. Custom base.
Provenance: Ex. Segy Gallery, NYC. Cf. Encyclopedia of the Ibeji, no. 488.
Shipping Fee:
National: $18.00
International: $62.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

“Ere Ibeji” Male Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. radman1227 $550.00 1 5/29/2010 7:01:03 AM
2. bosuni $525.00 1 5/28/2010 3:15:08 PM
3. radman1227 $500.00 1 5/28/2010 9:35:58 AM

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