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.
|Member since:||November 7, 2016|
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?Estoy contento con la compra. Ha llegado bien, pero debería de haber estado más protegida dentro de la caja porque le quedaba holgada.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically. Would you like to see an automatic translation?Lento a enviar mas chegaram bem, em embalagem mínima, sem qualquer protecção nas peças. Peças de acordo com as fotos, muito bonitas.
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pacco ben imballato - problemi nel ritiro perchè il coriere passava in centro solo dalle 15 alle 16 e non al mattino quando è presente la custode. poca collaborazione del coriere ma venditore ottimo
Perfect in orde, bedankt !
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|United States||$ 83.47|
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|Rest of the World||$ 83.47|
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