Lot: 76


Nigeria

Male twin figure, scarification marks on cheeks. Carved bracelets. Wood, glass-beaded and tree-bark necklaces, nails for pupils. Minimal traces of indigo dye on coiffure, residue of red wood on body, fine old patina.

The whole back has been bitten by insects. Severe abrasions on the face, one nail-pupil is missing.

Hammer Price: 1,600 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 5:38 AM

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.