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Authentic Mice Oracle Baule-Ivory Coast

Lot reference 14309983

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1st half 20th century-good condition for its age!


Beautiful implementation of a mice Oracle. A special way to the help of spirits or to call the mouse Asye usu in Oracle. Mice could according to the Baule formerly speaking, but at one point they have lost this ability. The mice lived formerly at the spirits in the jungle, but are then at the people in the villages. Tunneling into the Earth and mice are so very close to the spirits. They would have hidden knowledge. A specific group of visionaries is trained to the messages of the mice to figure it out. They use a Gbekre either mouse Oracle. The Gbekre is a wooden pot. This wooden pot with lid worn by a beautifully carved Asye usu. In the Oracle are 10 sticks. These sticks are rubbed with flour. The mice have fasted for the Oracle and the mice crawls through the hole of the bottom of the pot. They lick the flour from the sticks and move the sticks. To the position of the sticks the SoothSayer can read the message of the mice and answer the questions of the person who consults him. And then the sick or those who wanted a decision of the Oracle, explained what the Oracle had said. And, if possible, was the command of the Delphic Oracle. In good used condition. Some insects damage treated with Timpest to elimate insects. Smells like the treatment. Comes from a very old Italian collection from M.Piga- Sardinia. Look very closely at the photos. Small crack in the chair under the pot height 35 cm-width 32 cm-diameter 23 cm-weight 3,350 kg. Bibliographie: P. L. Ravenhill, Dreams and Reverie. Images of Otherworld Mates Among the Baule, West Africa, Smithsonian Institution Press.Washington. London, 1996 Shipping insurance Mondial Relay and Bpost.be or GLS with track and trace the cost of transport is an approach to franco, the excess will be refunded to the buyer.

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Reviews given: 48
Member since: May 31, 2016
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    very nice items-fast schipment
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    fien52 June 22, 2018

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    Persona puntuale precisa e disponibile. Avuto problema con trasporto è stata efficientissima ad aiutarmi
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    Roby9 June 9, 2018

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    Prachtige platen! Zien er goed uit. Zeer snelle levering en heel erg netjes verpakt. Klasse!!
    Groet, Roel.
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    R-Hemminga June 1, 2018

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    Alles bestens! Vielen Dank!
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    user-a444651 May 30, 2018

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    Achat satisfaisant et livraison rapide.
    Parfait !
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    Africpassion May 28, 2018

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    Prachtige, in nieuwstaat verkerende albums.
    Vriendelijke onthaal.
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    HK1954 May 27, 2018

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    je recommande cette boutique
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    Grimadou May 14, 2018

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    The items were quickly send. In reality nicer than the pictures. Thans you for taking such care in sending them.
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    nathalie51 May 11, 2018

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    Prachtig schilderijtje. Heel snelle levering en perfect verpakt. Bedankt
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    bassiessan May 9, 2018

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    merci bien reçu ce jour
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    KERVOANNOU October 31, 2017

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    mooie stukjes, zoals beschreven
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    fien52 October 20, 2017

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    prachtige manden ,perfect ingepakt
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    fien52 October 11, 2017

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    Perfetto!!!
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    Vittorio65 October 4, 2017

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    Parfait, très bonne communication, emballage soigné, à recommander.
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    oliviergroscaux September 30, 2017

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    zeer goed verpakt, top
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    fien52 September 26, 2017

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    colis arrivé en bon état, MAIS PAS CHEZ MOI! il a été livré dans un point relais à 7 km de mon domicile. les 4 cavaliers sont conformes à la description.
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    kristeos September 21, 2017

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    Il n’est complètement aucune raison de voter négatif. Ce n’était pas correctJe vous avais dit avant qu’il a été envoyé avec Mondial Relay a un point de ramassage.
    Plus proche de votre adresse n’a pas une point pour rammaser.
    cordialement
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    Goed verpakt. Netjes en snel verstuurd via Kiala.
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    hangop September 20, 2017

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    In goede orde aangekomen, een prachtig beeld, bedankt
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    Martien262-82 July 29, 2017

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    perfect zoals beschreven
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    fien52 June 22, 2017

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    Merci pour le cadeau
    Bien cordialement
    FG
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    tatiefraise007 May 27, 2017

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    goed contact met verkoper. verzending ok.kosten keurig geregeld. objecten zoals verwacht.
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    keesenfrodo May 25, 2017

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    nice item,
    thanks
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    fien52 May 17, 2017

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    fijne comunicatie met de verkoopster.
    zeer goed verpakt.
    beschrijving en informatie correct.
    Dank u wel
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    zulu April 28, 2017

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    Un vendeur d'une honnêteté à toute épreuve puisqu'on m'a même rendu les Euros payés de trop pour l'envoi.
    Marchandise tout aussi excellente.
    À recommander.
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    Dankaertseeke April 27, 2017

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