The Yoruba carved statuettes called Ere Ibeji as a memorial to deceased twins.  Yoruba Ibeji twin figures were owned by a mother who treated them like living children, washing, feeding, dressing and dancing with them.

Origin: Nigeria
Time Period: Mid-Early 20th c
Provenance: From a private American collection
Materials:  Wood with a fine patina
Dimensions: 8 1/2in. high x 2 1/2 in. wide 
Condition: Figures appear in fine condition
Inventory #A1043
Price: $800
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