Female twin figure "ere ibeji"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Kwara State, Ilorin / Shaki
|German Private Collection||H: 11.6 inch||4500 EUR|
wood, paint, pigment residues, glass beads, metal, leather,
An exceptionally beautiful "ibeji" figure with a fine, matt patina, richly hung with jewelry as a sign of appreciation. The facial features are heavily rubbed by repeated feeding and washing procedures, the nail heads in the eyes are still present.