Lot: 90

Pair of twin figures, one male, one female, region Abeokuta.
Preportionally large hands, scarification marks on forehead, cheeks, and chin.
Wood, glass-beaded necklace and a metal ring. Traces of indigo dye on coiffure, cloths covering both male and females' crotches as well as the females breasts, fine old patina.

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Hammer Price: 2,100 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at


Cf. Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980, p. 108ff.