Ewe Venavi Twin Figure, Benin #947

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  • Ewe Venavi Twin Figure, Benin #947
  • Interesting piece whose style recalls the primitivist sculptures of Gauguin.
  • The Ewe live on a coastal zone extending from Ghana Togo and Benin to the borders of Nigeria.
  • They practice a Worship of Twins very similar to that of the Yoruba, and it is in this framework that these statuettes are produced of which the very varied styles are sometimes depending on local influences (Akhan on the Ghana side, Yoruba on the Nigeria side)...
  • Measurements: 17×4×4 cm
  • Origin is Benin