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Horned helmet with two figures ( one male and one female ) and buffalo horns - SENUFO - Ivory Coast

Lot reference 8321155
Horned  helmet with two figures ( one male and one female ) and buffalo horns - SENUFO - Ivory Coast

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Mid 20th century good condition, a wood chip missing below the female figure.

Width = 23 cm Height= 26 cm. Shiny patina with traces of use, see pictures.

The Senufo tribe is known for their fine arts. The helmet with two horns on top of two ears bend slightly towards the center, and has an upright center section, with at the front a male figure and on the back a female figure, with body and face decorated with various symbols. The helmet was worn by the elite Nookaariga association of healers. The Museum of Abidjan in the Ivory Coast has a bronze version of this helmet in his collection. Originating from the collection of Mr H. Snoeijs in the Netherlands.

Sold without base.
Probable age half XXth century. See pictures for condition.
Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden, a dealer with more than 25 years experience.
May be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, by appointment.
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    lovviere April 18, 2018

  • Objet sympathique, ancien et … dégageant une odeur à vous faire tousser. Merci pour l'envoi rapide et le très bon contact.

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    tatiefraise007 April 9, 2018

  • Excellent seller, transaction went perfect as always. Highly recommended!

    alexander2404 March 4, 2018

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