Lot: 70


Female twin figure. Scarification marks on forehead, cheeks, and abdomen. Slightly opened mouth with a tongue sticking out.
Wood, glass-beaded and tree-bark necklaces, rafia, cowrie shells, nails as pupils.
Traces of indigo dye on coiffure, lightly glazed dark patina.

Insect bites all over the coiffure, as well as part of the face and pedestal. Severe abrasion on the nipples. Crack in pedestal.

Hammer Price: 600 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 11:13 PM MESZ CEST


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.