Lot: 24091 Tribal Art Auction
Female twin figure "ere ibeji"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Oyo, Igbuke style
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Lore Kegel & Boris Kegel-Konietzko, Hamburg, Germany (collected in Oyo, 1956)||H: 11.6 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, camwood powder, coconut discs, glass beads, drilled pupils, beautiful washing patina In the style of the "Igbuke" family of carvers, the typical marks on the abdomen and the grooved ornamentation around the base are easily recognizable.