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Ifé bronze figurine - BINI EDO - Benin, Nigeria

Lot reference 9184393
Ifé bronze figurine - BINI EDO - Benin, Nigeria

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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.

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Feedback score: 87.8%
Reviews given: 220
Member since: November 7, 2016
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    Pour le figurine zoomorfique..cote ivore..
    Tres jolie
    Tres bien embalee/package
    Tre vite
    Merci Joseph
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    madeirasailmakers February 21, 2018

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    Assez déçu du masque acheté, rien à dire sur le reste (paiement et livraison).
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    jlscellier February 21, 2018

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    DELAI DE LIVRAISON > AU DELAI PREVU AU CONTRAT
    CECI ETANT L'OBJET EST CONFORME CE QUI EST RASSURANT
    MERCI QUAND MEME
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    SEBAHOPES February 19, 2018

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    Beschadigd en maat klop niet. verzending te laat. mail reageert ook niet.
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    madey February 17, 2018

  • Mon lot est arrivé cassé. J'ai essayé de le contacter à mainte reprises, il n'a jamais voulu me rembourser même après la demande de catawiki. ce vendeur est un escroc! A fuir absolument!

    InTheMood4Art February 12, 2018

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United States $ 83.75
Austria $ 50.25
Belgium $ 39.08
Canada $ 83.75
Denmark $ 50.25
France $ 20.10
Germany $ 50.25
Ireland $ 50.25
Italy $ 39.08
Luxembourg $ 50.25
Netherlands $ 39.08
Norway $ 50.25
Poland $ 50.25
Portugal $ 50.25
Spain $ 50.25
Sweden $ 50.25
Switzerland $ 50.25
United Kingdom $ 50.25
Rest of Europe $ 50.25
Anywhere else $ 83.75

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