Lot: 284

58th tribal art auction

Paire de jumelles "ere ibeji"

Nigeria, Yoruba, Area of Abeokuta

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
American Private Collection H: 24 cm 300 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

wood, middle brown patina, strings of glass beads, in nearly identical posture rising from disc-shaped bases, the arms carved free, with the fingertips resting aside the thighs, the big heads crowned by high crested coiffures, nail heads as pupils, incised scarification marks on the cheeks, dam., cracks (breast, base, side of the head)