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60. Female Ciwara - BAMBARA - Mali

Female Ciwara - BAMBARA - Mali

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$ 61 Bidder 7485
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2nd half of the 20th century - Good condition

The Ciwara is composed of the Bamanan words Ci = Labour, and Wara = Lion, the sculpted Ciwara is not a mask but a crest which is worn on top of the head thanks to a little reed hat. Among the BAMANA, the Ciwara, after several stages of initiation, rewards the greatest workers in all the fields of the active life. Representing the legendary antelope of the BAMBARA, the Ciwara is therefore the symbol of courage, abnegation, wisdom. Like the chimera, the dragon, the mermaid or the Medusa, the Ciwara became a widespread theme, an exuberant symbol, which exists in the life of all the people curious of Africa. The Ciwara in carved, engraved wood with a patina, provided a worldwide fame to the BAMANA art of Mali by celebrating the union between the sun and the earth by stimulating the hard labour of young cultivators.

Height: 94 cm x 25 cm
Weight: 2 kg
Registered shipment with track and trace.

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Feedback score: 98.2%
Reviews given: 231
Member since: May 29, 2015
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    Excellente transaction : envoi rapide et très protégé

    debcyri May 22, 2017

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    Bel Oracle à souris. Toujours parfait. Quelques éraflures d'usage. Merci

    lovviere May 16, 2017

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    Oggetto conforme alla descrizione. Imballaggio e consegna secondo le aspettative. Ottimo venditore.

    RAPHITOMA May 15, 2017

  • Magnífica peça, muito bem embalada, tal como a anterior (grande bronze leopardo). Vendedor muito bom, recomendo. OBRIGADO.

    joman55 May 10, 2017

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    In de beschrijving van het kavel wordt de indruk gewekt dat het om een authentiek stuk gaat terwijl het in de realiteit vermoedelijk om een nieuw gemaakte "deur" gaat, weliswaar hand gemaakt.

    beetje2 May 10, 2017

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    Bonjour Mr

    si toute fois vous avez une doute sur l'authenticité de la porte je suis pret a vous le reprendre et vous faire un virement si ca vous convient. Cordialement

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Belgium $ 27.82
Canada $ 66.77
Switzerland $ 27.82
Germany $ 27.82
Denmark $ 27.82
Spain $ 27.82
France $ 20.03
United Kingdom $ 27.82
Ireland $ 27.82
Italy $ 27.82
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United States $ 66.77
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