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6. A Shiwara - BAMBARA - Mali

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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)

All our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.

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.

read more about Chiwara's : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiwara AND http://www.jstor.org/stable/3337775?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents



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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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

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    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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