Lot: 62


Female twin-figure, region Igbomina/ Ila. Scarification marks on cheeks, chin, and back. Carved amulet and hip girdle.
Wood, glass and tree-bark beaded necklaces, pupils from nails. Minimal traces of indigo-blue dye on the coiffure, fine old patina.

One nail-pupil is missing, minimal abrasions on coiffure and arm.

Hammer Price: 2,800 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 11:06 PM MESZ CEST


Depicted in: Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980, p. 304, pl. 204.