Lot: 86


Nigeria

Pair of female twin figures, region Egba. On a quadratic pedestal, scarification marks on cheeks and abdomen. Wood, glass-beaded necklace. Minimal traces of indigo dye on coiffure, dark, glazed old patina.

Minimal bite marks on head, breast, side of the body, arm and the back of the pedestal.

Hammer Price: 950 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 7:10 PM

Literature:

Depicted in: Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980, p. 139, pl. 37.