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Ancestor figure - Wood - Nyamwezi - Tanzania - Asian African Art
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Ancestor figure – Wood – Nyamwezi – Tanzania

 165,00

Object:Ancestor Figure
Ethnic group / culture:Nyamwezi
Region/ country:Tanzani
Material:Wood
Period:Mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:55x15x13 cm
Weight:2000 g

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Description

Nyamwezi carvers are famous for their figures which are usually carved out from a dark, heavy wood with a shiny surface. They tend to have elongated features with the statue`s face divided into two planes and the eyes inset with circular white beads.
The Nyamwezi figure is in good condition with traces of wear and tear.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

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