Songye Shield With Kifwebe Mask Icon African Art


Songye Shield With Kifwebe Mask Icon African Art

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Songye Shield With Kifwebe Mask Icon African Art :
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Title Mambila Basket Large Standing Cameroon African Art Type of Object Basket Country of Origin Cameroon People Mambila Materials Wood Approximate Age 20th century Other Dimensions Height: 21 Inches
Width: 12 Inches
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage. Damage/Repair Flawed casting and tarnish.

Additional Information:The Mambila farmers and stockbreeders occupy the region bordering Cameroon and Nigeria, to the north of Grassland. A society of mutual assistance, the kurum, participates in clearing land, harvesting, and building houses and facilitates social contacts during celebrations and dances. fiber. Merchants and blacksmiths are separated from the rest of the community. The trade is passed from father to son. They practice the ancestor cult and agrarian rites. The Mambila only worshiped family ancestors.

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