Twin figure, Yoruba, Nigeria.
This is a fine female twin figure "ere ibeji". An elongated body with free carved arms, unusual arrangement of both hands, voluminous breasts beneath a round face with naturalistic features and a fine crested coiffure.
Wood, brown patina, slightly dam. (left ear), insect caused damage (coiffure), restoration on base, cracks, remains of camwood powder, signs of fine age and wear. On MDF base.
Height with base: 24,7 cm - 9.7 inch.