Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Indigenous object name:||Bwiiti|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Kota|
|Material:||Wood brass and copper sheet|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||Yes|
Head sculpture of the Kota, a so-called Bwiiti, a relic guardian figure for the protection of the bones of the deceased based on the religious ancestral cult. In oval shape, artfully covered with an arrangement of brass and copper stripes, creating a very lively colour and material structure.
Reference: Africa Art and Culture Ethnological Museum Berlin, Prestel Verlag ; Kecskesi : art from ancient Africa, Penguin Verlag 1982
The base has been a bit bumped
Catawiki member since April 3, 2018, received 18 reviews in total (15 in last 12 months)
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