Yoruba people, Nigeria
Igbomina region, Omu Aran village style
Early 20th Century
A wild Ibeji of good size and fine, original, patina of use. I love the scarifications all over the body and the Jean-Paul Gaultier like "Bomshell breasts" (from the name of a dress designed in the 1980's)
Wood, metal and leather bracelets.
Provenance: Ursula Voorhuis, The Netherlands
H: 28,5 cm (11 inches)
Price : 2500 Euros enquiry