Lot: 65


Nigeria

Female twin figure, both ears pierced. Scarification marks on forehead, cheeks, and arms. Wood, tree-bark necklaces, nails as pupils. Traces of indigo dye on coiffure, body encrusted in clay, fine old patina.

The nail-pupil from the right eye is missing.

Hammer Price: 500 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 7:41 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.