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Standing pair of figures - Nigeria, Chamba

Lot 0254 Details

Description
wood, reddish patina, remains of pigments, min. dam., small missing parts, fine cracks, slight traces of abrasion, base;
in the 17th century the Chamba settled south of the Benue nearby the Jukun. Statuettes of the Chamba are quite rare. The staff-like "tauwa" figures can be found more frequently. Present couple probably representing ancestors.
H: 36,5 cm; 37 cm, H: 14,4 inch; 14,6 inch
Provenance:
Gerd Korinthenberg, Düsseldorf, Germany
Continent: Africa
Condition
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Standing pair of figures - Nigeria, Chamba

Estimate €2,000 - €4,000
Mar 04, 2017
Starting Price €2,000
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Lot 0254 Details

Description
...
wood, reddish patina, remains of pigments, min. dam., small missing parts, fine cracks, slight traces of abrasion, base;
in the 17th century the Chamba settled south of the Benue nearby the Jukun. Statuettes of the Chamba are quite rare. The staff-like "tauwa" figures can be found more frequently. Present couple probably representing ancestors.
H: 36,5 cm; 37 cm, H: 14,4 inch; 14,6 inch
Provenance:
Gerd Korinthenberg, Düsseldorf, Germany
Continent: Africa
Condition
...
See description

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