Lot: 52


Female twin figure, region Ilorin.
Scarification marks on forehead, cheeks, abdomen, and legs. The shape of the face has been worn down over many years.
Wood, glass-bead and tree-bark necklaces. Beaded dress is embroidered with glass beads and tubes in different colors on the front and back sides. Coiffure dyed dark-blue. Heavy residue from red wood on body, fine old patina.

Insect bites on coiffure and body, abrasions on face, right breast has been eated away.

Hammer Price: 850 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 11:52 PM MESZ CEST


Cf. Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980, p. 279ff.