A nice pair of Ibeji twin figures from Ede in Oyo region Nigeria. Richly decorated with adornments; old beads, seeds, metal rings, a glass pipe and cowries. The figures faces are worn down by long time of ritual use (feeding, cleaning, offering).
Provenance: Bruun Rasmussen auction, Danish collection, Lauritz (Lau) Sunde, Galleri Etnografica (Copenhagen 1948-1977).
2 800 €