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15. Big flute - MOSSI - Burkina Faso

Big  flute - MOSSI - Burkina Faso

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From the 1940's - Good condition. Collection Rudolf und Leonore Blum

An exceptional Big Anthropomorphic musical instrument. Mossi or neighboring peoples (Gurunsi, Bwa / Nuna) -Burkina Faso From the 1940's.
All our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.
Height: 64 cm.
Provenance:
- Galerie Walu, Zürich
- Rudolf und Leonore Blum, Zumikon.
- Hammer, Zürich, Switserland.

Publication: Blum, Rudolf (2007). Sammlung Rudolf und Leonore Blum. Band 3 A. Zumikon: Eigenverlag. Nr. 184.

Condition: Nice weathered dark silk patina. Custom made metal stand included.
Origin: This MOSSI or neighboring peoples (Gurunsi, Bwa / Nuna) Anthropomorphic flute comes from Burkina Faso. The Mossi are sedentary farmers
The Mossi venerate their ancestors, whose spiritual presence both validates their claims to their land and provides a major mechanism of social control. They also pray to nature deities with those large flutes and propitiate them.

I have seen recently a slightly smaller one from the same quality during an exhibitin on the Sablon in Brussels.

FREE worldwide shipping & written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden who guarantees this product's authenticity.

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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 67
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Vendeur de haut niveau, service parfait

    PRIMDAN April 8, 2017

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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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    L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.

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    Transaction parfaite

    PRIMDAN February 10, 2017

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