Ibibio Female Figure

Ibibio Female Figure

Ibibio (Anang) Female Figure After the pre-marriage seclusion period, young women would have been elaborately coiffed and adorned with rich, black-line body painting by a female artist before she was presented to the community. Tribe: Ibibio, Anang Origin: Cross...
Akan Elephant Figure

Akan Elephant Figure

Akan Elephant Statuette The elephant is universally used as a royal symbol of power and strength, and strongly among the Akan people of Ghana Tribe: Akan Origin: Ghana/Ivory Coast Approx Age: 1920s Materials: Wood Dimensions cm: 22 tall x 25 long Ref. Number: 1819...
Senufo Tugubele Figure

Senufo Tugubele Figure

Senufo Tugubele Figure Senufo diviners, called Sando’o, used these small wooden anthropomorphic statuettes to communicate with the helpful spirits living in the wilderness.   Tribe: Senufo Origin: Ivory Coast Approx Age: 19th very early 20th Century Materials: Wood,...
Dogon Figure

Dogon Figure

Dogon Figure The Dogon are best known for their complex cosmology, architecture, and elaborate masked performances and figural sculptures. Tribe: Dogon Origin: Mali Approx Age: 18th-19th Century Materials: Wood Dimensions cm: 23.5 including base Ref. Number: 1709...
Ogoni Amanikpo Marionette

Ogoni Amanikpo Marionette

Ogoni Amanikpo Marionette Figure Wonderful piece of Ogoni history, from the ex-collection of Seward Kennedy. Tribe: Ogoni Origin: Nigeria Approx Age: Mid – Later 20th Century Materials: Wood Dimensions cm: 68 tall Ref. Number: 1003 £1500.00 Description:  ...

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