logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots
This listing has sold.

Dramatic Old Yoruba Ere Ibeji Twin Idol Ex Evan Maurer

Sold on LiveAuctioneers

item-102065047=1
item-102065047=2
item-102065047=3
item-102065047=4
item-102065047=5
item-102065047=6
item-102065047=7
Dramatic Old Yoruba Ere Ibeji Twin Idol Ex Evan Maurer

Lot 0084 Details

Description
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 measures 9.5 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.
Condition
Fair, weathered and worn
Buyer's Premium
  • 20%

Dramatic Old Yoruba Ere Ibeji Twin Idol Ex Evan Maurer

Estimate $500 - $1,500
May 15
Starting Price $50
Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
Offers In-House Shipping
Ships fromQuakertown, PA, United States
Free Local Pick-UpQuakertown, PA, United States
Last Call!
TRIBAL GATHERINGS

TRIBAL GATHERINGS

badge TOP RATED
Quakertown, PA, USA
1,629 Followers
logo
www.liveauctioneers.com
item

0084: Dramatic Old Yoruba Ere Ibeji Twin Idol Ex Evan Maurer

Sold for $300
18 Bids
Est. $500 - $1,500Starting Price $50
African Art & Ethnographic Curiosities # 61
Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Buyer's Premium 20%

Lot 0084 Details

Description
...
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 measures 9.5 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.
Condition
...
Fair, weathered and worn

Contacts

TRIBAL GATHERINGS
215 715 4720
2255 Milford Square Pike
Quakertown, PA 18951
USA
LiveAuctioneers Support
info@liveauctioneers.com
iphoneandroidPhone
BACK TO TOP