Lot: 34486th Tribal Art Auction
Female twin figure "ere ibeji"
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|Eli Goldmann, Vienna, Austria (collected in situ in the 1950s/60s)
Winfried Rathke, Geisenheim, Germany (1967)
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, brown patina, encrusted with camwood powder, carved with loincloth, rich scarification marks on breast, stomach and back, abundant glass bead ornament (10 strings), drilled pupils (metal tags missing), facial features abraded through repeated feeding procedures