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A Shiwara - BAMBARA - Mali

Lot reference 10915671

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Mid XXth - Perfet condition. Provenance Modou Sow

Bambara ( now named Bamana) male Chiwara from Mali, representing a roan antilope on a aardvark
Brown Patina,
Provenance: Modou Sow, who worked for the Berg-en-Dal Africa Museum.
Size: H=65 cm ( 67cm with the custom made wood stand)

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Representing a mythical creature half man - half antelope who learned the man how to cultivate the soil.
There are vertical when male (sun) and horizontal when female (earth) Chiwara's.
Those where danced and on top of a fibre basket (rain).
The male and female Shiwara's had to dance together for a good harvest.
Also spelled Ci Wara, Tyi Wara, Shiwara, etc.

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Please note: Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden who guarantees this product's authenticity.

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Member since: July 1, 2014
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    Belle représentation Baule, peu courante avec belle patine/Agréable.
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    lovviere April 18, 2018

  • Objet sympathique, ancien et … dégageant une odeur à vous faire tousser. Merci pour l'envoi rapide et le très bon contact.

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    tatiefraise007 April 9, 2018

  • Excellent seller, transaction went perfect as always. Highly recommended!

    alexander2404 March 4, 2018

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