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 €
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.
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