Lot: 60


Female twin figure, region ljebu / Shagamu.
Stands on quadratic base, round abdomen, scarification marks on forehead and cheeks.
Wood; beaded glass necklaces. Traces of indigo dye on coiffure.
Residue of red wood on body, fine old patina.

Tiny crack between the right breast and arm, also small abrasions on the back of the head.

Hammer Price: 850 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 11:49 PM MESZ CEST


Depicted in: Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980, p. 150, pl. 49.