2nd half 20th century - Good condition
Very special and large storage jar in the shape of a monkey by the BULU tribe from Equatorial Cameroon. The monkey is made in wood and hollowed. The skullcap serves as a lid. On top of the head another monkey, keeping the lid of the jar closed. The container was used to store magic items and herbs, the secret ingredients of the medicine man
The sculpture is decorated with kaolin in red-brown, black and white, but time and usage have faded the colours somewhat.
The jar has some wear and dryness cracks, see photos.
Height approx. 47 cm
Width: 20 cm
Depth: 22 cm
Dr. Livingstone top
|Member since:||November 26, 2014|
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Mooi item, alles op tijd
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Well packed, fast
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Dank voor de mooie stukken, ik ben er zeer blij mee!!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Alweer een uniek stuk!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Perfect delivery
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
|United Kingdom||$ 35.58|
|United States||$ 296.50|
|Rest of Europe||$ 94.88|
|Rest of the World||$ 296.50|
The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment. Some sellers may offer the possibility of picking up items by arrangement.
Save shipping costs
You can pick up this lot from the seller: Weelde (antwerpen), Belgium.
If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.