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African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

Auction:
2074
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$374$325

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll, Yoruba, the female with central crested coiffure, facial scarifications, stylized ears, and a cowry shell covered cloth cloak, dark patina, ht. 10 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Cowry, Cypraeidae, Ibeji, Yoruba mythology, Yoruba people