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Two African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Auction:
2473
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$356$300

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Two African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, female twin figures with scarification marks on face and abdomen, each with a large brass ring on one side, traces of red and blue pigment, dark patina, ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, Ibeji, Scarification, Yoruba mythology, Yoruba people

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