Lot: 32988th Tribal Art Auction
Male/female pair of twin figures "ere ibeji"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Abeokuta
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Private Collection, Berlin, Germany||H: 9.8 inch||sold|
wood, brown patina, black paint, camwood powder, typical Abeokuta carving style characteristics: crested coiffure, "Egba" tribal marks, hand position and loincloth of the male figure, both richly adorned with strings of glass beads, drilled pupils (metal tags missing), facial features abraded, min. dam. (eyes)