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Two African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Auction:
2473
Lot:
97
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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, both female forms with incised detail and wearing beaded jewelry, one with blue and red-ochre pigments, (wood loss to tallest), ht. to 10 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, African people, Beadwork, Biological pigment, Ethnic groups in Africa, Ibeji, Jewellery, Ochre, Yoruba mythology, Yoruba people

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