Lot: 87


Nigeria

Pair of female twin figures, region Egba/ Abeokuta. On rectangular pedestal, scarification marks on cheeks. Light wood, glass-beaded necklaces with Murano glass, tree-bark necklaces, fine old patina.

The front of one of the pedestals has been broken off, small bite marks on head and body, faces have been slightly worn off.

Hammer Price: 950 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 8:11 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.