Ibeji, (Yoruba) Nigeria
Early 20th Century
This Ibeji figure is from the Igbomina region, most likely by Ajasse.
This carver has created a stylized human form that has fantastic exaggerated
features. This example has been cared for and used for decades; the traces
of cam wood on the body and overall wear to the face clearly speak to
this. In overall excellent condtion.
This figure stands 12.5 inches tall.
SOLD / IN1011