An Ibeji couple maybe from Ikire, the male Ibeji a little bit smaller than the female, standing on round bases, the back with a straight backbone, the genitalia normally emphasized, the navel protruding, the male chest muscular, the female breasts small and pointed, the shoulders sloping, the arms gently angled and the short fingers slightly open like a fan, the mouth with well-emphasized lips just a little bit curved, so that the facial expression is a happy one, the nose long with a broad tip, the eyes big, round, bordered all around and divided horizontally in half by a protruding upper lid and in the iris a drilling for the pupil nails, the hair-style of the female is formed by four low crests, the male Ibeji wears a fez-like headgear; Shiny, aged patina, remains of camwood, on the hair and the headgear remains of washing blue, pupil nails missing. Rarity grade: rare.
Lit.: Fausto Polo, Jean David, Catalogue of the Ibeji, 2001, no. 460, type A. Fausto Polo, Enzyklopädie der Ibeji, 2008, No.313.
300 – 400.- Euro
Height: 27 cm / 25 cm
Weight: 170 g / 170 g