Female twin figure, region Egba. Stands on quadratic pedestal with free-hanging arms, scarification marks on forehead and cheeks. Light wood, glass-beaded necklace partly with Murano beads, tree-bark necklace, piercings on both ears. Glass-beaded earrings. Nails for pupils, glazed old patina.
The nail-pupil in the left eye is missing, the right breast's nipple is broken off.
Hammer Price: 800 €
03. June 2014 at 6:13 PM
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.
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