Lot: 24491 Tribal Art Auction
Female twin figure "ere ibeji"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ilorin / Kwara State, Egbe
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Ketterer, Munich, 6 December 1985, lot 131||H: 11.7 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, pigments, camwood powder, metal rings, glass beads, nail heads (eyes), insect caused missing parts Long years of use in the cult have rendered the facial contures of this figure barely recognizable.
Stoll, Gert & Mareidi, Ibeji, Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, München 1980, ill. 172