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Commemorative head in bronze IFE - BINI EDO - Benin, Nigeria

Lot reference 9419781
Commemorative head in bronze IFE - BINI EDO - Benin, Nigeria

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$ 139 Bidder 3163
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$ 61 Bidder 3163
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1st half of the 20th century - very good condition

Bronze IFE commemorative head - BINI EDO - Benin - 52 cm ; 12 kilograms.

In African art, 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 head is topped by a conical headdress which is very richly decorated. It is composed of braids and 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.
The inside is hollowed out course.

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Feedback score: 92.0%
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Member since: November 7, 2016
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    everything fine! thank you so much, cheers

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    fast delivery and carefully packed. However wood is not in good condition and does present erosions, contrary to the description.

    pendocon July 6, 2017

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    Je n ai pas reçu la statue achetée mais une autre.J ai envoyé des messages au vendeur pas de réponse.Ce n est pas sérieux
    Catawiki ne m a pas habitué à ça !

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    super speed delivery top seller top item thank you very much

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    colis reçu

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