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Yoruba
Nigeria
Twin figures "Ibeji"

12 inches (30cm)
 

Wood, fabric and pigment.

Estate collection United States

Oyatedo village, northern Igbomina.

Reference:  Ibeji, George Chemeche, 5 Continents, page 53. fig 4, first two objects on left for same area, hand/lineage objects. 

The author decribes the hand as having:  "A Mastery of technical demands of wood sculpture"

 

$3,200

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