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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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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: 91.4%
Reviews given: 147
Member since: November 7, 2016
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    Bien reçu.

    GILLESHARMONIA September 18, 2017

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    Thank you for this shipping, received ok instead of a very basic and fragile packing....for usual handling shocks!

    It is a recent craft copy of Mama from Fumban...

    Lezambi September 14, 2017

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    Hi,
    Could you please send the mask?
    I haven't received anything and its been over a month now!
    Thanks Claire

    cschellart September 12, 2017

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    The post informed me that you received it on 21 - 08- 2017. What is your problem??????
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    Het gekochte kavel deed niet aan de omschrijving zoals aangegeven in de veiling.
    Het Masker was veel kleiner dan de maten die werden aangegeven in de omschrijving.

    Hop12345 September 11, 2017

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    Fast delivery, well-packed. Size of object I bought, however, was markedly smaller than stated in the description.

    Paar September 9, 2017

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France $ 20.03
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