Lot: 270

64th tribal art auction

Female pair of twin figures "ere ibeji"

Nigeria, Yoruba, Area of Egbe

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 7.9 inch resp. 8.3 inch 200 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

collected in situ, 1975 - 1983 (Togo)

wood, middle brown patina, black and indigo blue paint at the coiffure, nails forming the pupils, linear scarification marks (body and face), slightly dam., minor missing parts (crested coiffure), cracks, wash patina