Lot: 283

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Couple de figures masculines jumeaux

Bénin, Fon

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
German Private Collection H: 18,5 cm/20 cm 250 EUR
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wood, brown patina, black paint, four strings of miniature glass beads each, facial features rubbed off, crack (base). Even the Fon practice, like the Yoruba of Nigeria and the Ewe of Togo, the twin cult in which figures are carved to commemorate a deceased twin.


Bofinger, Brigitte & Wolfgang, Puppen aus Afrika, Stuttgart 2006, p. 47