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A Charming Ibeji Twin Fetish Ex Evan Maurer Collection

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A Charming Ibeji Twin Fetish Ex Evan Maurer Collection

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A carved wooden idol from the Yoruba peoples known as \"Ere Ibeji\" or Twin Idol. The mother provides ritual care to such figures, bathing, dressing, adorning, and feeding them. Such daily handling is responsible for the well handled and smooth surface. This idol is adorned with glass beads and features a tall conical coiffure. The figure measures 10.75 inches tall. Provenance: From the collection of art historian Evan Maurer, co-author of Tabwa: The Rising of a New Moon & The Intelligence of Forms: An Artist Collects African Art.
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A Charming Ibeji Twin Fetish Ex Evan Maurer Collection

Estimate $300 - $600
May 15
Starting Price $50
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0082: A Charming Ibeji Twin Fetish Ex Evan Maurer Collection

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Est. $300 - $600Starting Price $50
African Art & Ethnographic Curiosities # 61
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Lot 0082 Details

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A carved wooden idol from the Yoruba peoples known as \"Ere Ibeji\" or Twin Idol. The mother provides ritual care to such figures, bathing, dressing, adorning, and feeding them. Such daily handling is responsible for the well handled and smooth surface. This idol is adorned with glass beads and features a tall conical coiffure. The figure measures 10.75 inches tall. Provenance: From the collection of art historian Evan Maurer, co-author of Tabwa: The Rising of a New Moon & The Intelligence of Forms: An Artist Collects African Art.
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