Lot: 98


Nigeria

Pair of male twin figures, region Oyo. Scarification marks on forehead, temples and cheeks. Wood, tree-bark necklace, traces of indigo dye on coiffure, residue of red wood on body, fine old patina.

Three of the external ears with small chips, likewise on both coiffures, right eyelid of one of the figures has minimal chips, abrasions.

Hammer Price: 800 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 7:51 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.