Lot: 64


Nigeria

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 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 6:13 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.