Lot: 32487th Tribal Art Auction
Female twin figure "ere ibeji"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Oshogbo
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Ursula Voorhuis, Sint Agathe, The Netherlands||H: 10 inch/ 10.8 inch||
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, matt reddish brown patina, traces of black and indigo blue pigment, glass bead necklace, big eyes with framing eyelashes and drilled pupils (metal tags missing), linear skin scarifications on forehead and cheeks, fine grooved bipartite high towering coiffure, encrustations with camwood powder "osun", slightly dam., abrasion of paint (eyes, mouth)