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CUILLER ANTHROPOMORPHE, DAN/BASSA, CÔTE D'IVOIRE / LIBERIA  DAN ANTHROPOMORPHIC SPOON, IVORY COAST/ LIBERIA

CUILLER ANTHROPOMORPHE, DAN/BASSA, CÔTE D'IVOIRE / LIBERIA DAN ANTHROPOMORPHIC SPOON, IVORY COAST/ LIBERIA

Africa | Communal alter ~ ikenga ~ from the Igbo people of Nigeria | 20th century | Wood and pigment

Africa | Communal alter ~ ikenga ~ from the Igbo people of Nigeria | 20th century | Wood and pigment

Bamana Zigzag Figure, Mali H 67.2 cm  This magnificent Bamana sculpture, previously in the collections of two of the great connoisseurs of African art of the twentieth century, Charles Ratton and William Rubin, displays an extremely rare zoo-anthropomorphic iconography, combining an elongated multi-segmented zigzag body in vertical orientation with a humanoid head and two long zoomorphic ears. Only two comparable sculptures are known...

Bamana Zigzag Figure, Mali H 67.2 cm This magnificent Bamana sculpture, previously in the collections of two of the great connoisseurs of African art of the twentieth century, Charles Ratton and William Rubin, displays an extremely rare zoo-anthropomorphic iconography, combining an elongated multi-segmented zigzag body in vertical orientation with a humanoid head and two long zoomorphic ears. Only two comparable sculptures are known...

Bamana Chi Wara (Abstract) Headdress, Mali http://www.imodara.com/item/mali-bamana-chi-wara-antelope-headdress-abstract/

Bamana Chi Wara (Abstract) Headdress, Mali http://www.imodara.com/item/mali-bamana-chi-wara-antelope-headdress-abstract/

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