Lot: 24391 Tribal Art Auction
Male twin figure "ere ibeji"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ilorin / Kwara State, Egbe
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Ketterer, Munich, 6 December 1985, lot 131||H: 12.4 inch||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, pigments, camwood powder, The high crown-like coiffure and hands folded over the abdomen are the distinct characteristics of this "ibeji" type. The rich adornment (metal rings, glass beads, coconut discs) is an indication of the high regard paid to the deceased by his family,