Lot: 78


Nigeria

Male twin figure. Scarification marks on eyes, cheeks, and chin. Wood, glass-beaded necklace with Murano glass, tree-bark necklace. Traces of indigo dye on coiffure, residue of red-wood on body, fine old patina.

Severe abrasion on the face.

Hammer Price: 2,400 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 7:53 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.