Lot: 53


Nigeria

Female twin figure. Region Oyo. Scarification marks on cheeks, breast and abdomen. Wood; beaded necklace, metal, nails for pupils. Traces of indigo dye on hair, remnants of red wood on body, fine old patina.

Minimal abrasions.

Hammer Price: 400 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 3:28 PM

Literature:

Depicted in: Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980, p. 166, pl. 63.