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Large MAMBILA Figure - Northern Cameroon

Lot reference 1235613
Large MAMBILA Figure - Northern Cameroon

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Mid 20th century - Good condition

This statue comes from the Mambila people from Nigeria and Cameroon, who live on the Mambilla plateau. They regard themselves as a group with a common identity. Mambila figurines such as this one were kept in granaries. B/w photograph from 1936 (A History of Art in Africa).

59 cm in height

With wooden plugs on the head.

Provenance: Collection of Gaëtan Schoonbroodt in Verviers, Belgium.

Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden.

May be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.

Free shipping. Sent by registered and insured mail up to €500 with Track & Trace (higher insurance value on request).

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

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    andreasrit January 18, 2018

  • Excellent seller as always. Highly recommended.

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