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Ancestor figurine - CHAMBA - Nigeria

Lot reference 19458841
Ancestor figurine - CHAMBA - Nigeria

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2nd half of the 20th century - Very good condition

2nd half of the 20th century - Very good condition
Around 1960 - Very good condition
Former collection of Belgium - Brussels
Dimensions : 40 x 10 cm

Chamba figurine are rare. Their use is related to the cult of the ancestors.
Sometimes covered with a thick patina, they serve to communicate with spirits.
Their shape presents certain similar features with the figurines of their close neighbours, the Mumuyé, like the enormous trunk and the little short legs in zig-zag.
Other very close ethnic groups (Karim, Wurkum, Jukun...) also reproduce Mumuye features, which makes our Chamba attribution uncertain

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Member since: April 6, 2018
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    L'objet est beau, mais le colis n'est pas précis.
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    santantimo June 25, 2018

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    Oliver84 May 29, 2018

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    Masamba1957 May 19, 2018

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United States $40.58
Austria $37.10
Belgium $15.07
Canada $75.36
Denmark $37.10
France $17.39
Germany $24.35
Ireland $37.10
Luxembourg $19.71
Netherlands $19.71
Norway $37.10
Poland $37.10
Portugal $37.10
Spain $37.10
Sweden $37.10
Switzerland $37.10
United Kingdom $24.35
Rest of Europe $37.10
Anywhere else $75.36

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