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A Shiwara - BAMBARA - Mali

Lot reference 12451877
A Shiwara - BAMBARA - Mali

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Early to Mid XXth - Perfect condition. Provenance A. Plaisance Brussels.

Bambara ( now named Bamana) male Chiwara from Mali, representing a roan antilope on a aardvark
Brown Patina,
Provenance: Collection A. Plaisance Brussels..
Size: H=39 cm ( 45cm 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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