2nd half of the 20th century - Very nice condition
Ifé bronze figurine - BINI EDO - Benin, Nigeria
Dimensions: Height 62 cm ; Weight 15 kilograms.
In African art, the Ifé art is characterised by a beautiful balance of lines, a blatant realism, and with a serenity which seems to emanate from kings or queens.
This figurine is very richly decorated. We can distinguish braids, but also little bells. The face is perfectly smooth, on each side we can notice fringes which are finished off with little bells. The grooves around the neck are considered as eminent signs of beauty for the YORUBA, even nowadays.
Of course, the inside was hollowed.
|Member since:||November 7, 2016|
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?Voldoet aan de beschrijving !
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?Statue exactly as described, very well packed and fast shipping. Perfect transaction.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?little damage done to the fetish...but im glad i got it after all...no complains.
Los brazos de la máscara están partidos,pegados con pegamento caliente y sujetos con enormes clavos!! Esto no figuraba en la descripción. No responde correos, tiempo de espera casi 15 días.
trés déçu, mal emballé, reçu cassé
jamais plus je ne commanderai sur ce site
|United Kingdom||$ 50.25|
|United States||$ 83.75|
|Rest of Europe||$ 50.25|
|Rest of the World||$ 83.75|
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