Lot: 95


Pair of twin figures, one female, one male.
Voluminous body, prominent breasts. Scarification marks on forehead, temples, and cheeks, zig-zag decoration around the pedestal.
Wood, glass-beaded and tree-bark necklaces. Residue of red wood on body, fine old patina.

Bite marks on coiffure and the back of the head, on the back of the male figure and the back portion of the pedestal. Vertical crack on the back as high as the coiffure of the female figure. Crack on the pedestal of the male figure.

Hammer Price: 750 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 11:53 PM MESZ CEST


Cf. Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980, p. 257, pl. 143.