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Pair of ceremonial girls (2) - Iron, Wood - baka - baka - Cameroon

Lot reference 30827295

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Location: France
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$8 Bidder 3326
05-12-2019 11:55:39
$5 Bidder 7136
01-12-2019 22:39:41
$4 Bidder 3326
01-12-2019 12:36:52

2nd half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Total nr of items: 2
Object: Pair of ceremonial girls
Indigenous object name: baka
Ethnic group/ culture: baka
Region/ country: Cameroon
Material: Iron, Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 38×5×0 cm
Weight: 2 kg

Lovely and Rare Pair of Ceremonial Axes
(Twins?)
These objects named Hamba are used by the Baka (Pygmies from Cameroon).
Unsettled hunter-gatherers, they have a trading relationship with their neighbours the Bantu, who are farmers.
The iron constitutes the dowry for marriage.
Vegetable ties, typical of the Pygmies, are fastened around the neck and the waist. The hands are folded on the body, a typical posture of the Pygmies.
Lovely honey coloured patina.

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