Female pair of twin figures "ere ibeji"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Igbomina, Ila Orangun
|Sotheby's London, 26 March 1990, Lot 109
German Private Collection
|H: 10 inch & 10.2 inch||1900 EUR|
wood, encrustations with camwood powder "osun", old place of repair
Dainty figurines with beautiful facial features and finely carved details. Consider the ribbon entwined at the nape of the neck to fasten the "tirah" or the fine strand around the waist. Fine old used patina.