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Fertility Figure - Glass beads, Terracota - Chiki-Chiki - Cameroon - Asian African Art
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Fertility Figure – Glass beads, Terracota – Chiki-Chiki – Cameroon


Object:Fertility Figure
Ethnic group / culture:Chiki-Chiki
Region/ country:Cameroon
Material:Terracotta, Glass-beads
Period:Mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:20x8x8 cm
Weight:600 g

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Rare terracotta doll from the Chiki-Chiki people of Cameroon. Beautifully decorated with antelope skin and glass beads. If you shake the doll you hear a nice sound.

Bamum fetishes are funny little benevolent figurines from Cameroon. Their rounded and expressive shapes are characteristic of the statuary of this ethnic group.
Good condition with a warm shiny aged patina.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.