Lot: 58


Nigeria

Female twin figure. Region Ila-Orangun Scarification marks on cheeks. Wood, beaded glass necklace, Murano beads, cowrie shells. Residue of red wood on body. Fine old patina.

Abrasions and bite marks on coiffure.

Hammer Price: 850 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 6:46 PM

Literature:

Supporting literature: Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980; Ulrich Klever, Bruckmann's Handbuch der Afrikanischen Kunst, Munich 1975.