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Yoruba Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

Auction:
3005B
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3005B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Yoruba Carved Wood Ibeji Doll, the female figure with crested coiffure, wearing multiple strands of trade beads, ht. 8 1/2 in.

Provenance: The estate of Celia Ascher, New York.
Estimate $200-250


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Celia Ascher, Africa, Ascher, Bead, Demographics of Africa, Ibeji, SanterĂ­a, Yoruba people

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