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African Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls

Auction:
2237
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2237
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

African Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, with highly stylized coiffures, trade bead jewelry, cowrie shell swags hanging from the hands, and indigo dyed tunics, (patina of use), ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls, Bead, Beadwork, Cowry, Ethnic groups in Africa, Fashion, Ibeji, Jewellery, Yoruba mythology, Yoruba people

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