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Africa | Cross ~ nkangi kiditu ~ from DR Congo | Brass | ca. 16th to 17th century

Crucifix, Nkangi people, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, century

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The cosmogram was a core symbol of the Kongo culture. An ideographic religious…

A fine  couple of ibeji -Twinfigures, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria  Finely rendered male and female figurines representing a matched pairs of twins. Attractive shown scarification marks on the face and breasts. Figures of this type are used in Ibedji cult and make it represents Ibedjis deceased twins (or ibeji) can sometimes also simply be used as a toy..  Material: made ​​from medium weight wood carved from one piece, remnants of dark paint. Glass beads.

A fine couple of ibeji -Twinfigures, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria Finely rendered…

Yoruba Ere Ibeji (Twin Figure), Yagba - Egbe, Nigeria http://www.imodara.com/post/95221684879/nigeria-yoruba-ere-ibeji-twin-figure-yagba

IBEJI ART - Encyclopedia and Catalogue of the Ibeji by Fausto Polo, Expertising, Ask the Expert, What is this Ibeji worth ?

A female Baule Figure, carved by a woman (!), called "Nana", who lived and worked in Foué, a village not far from Bouaké, Ivory Coast. It is extremly rare, that a Baule-woman is working as a carver. , source: http://www.tribalartforum.com

A female Baule Figure, carved by a woman (!), called "Nana", who lived and worked in Foué, a village not far from Bouaké, Ivory Coast. It is extremly rare, that a Baule-woman is working as a carver. , source: http://www.tribalartforum.com

Yoruba Ere Ibeji (Twin Figure), Oyo - Saki, Nigeria

Yoruba Ere Ibeji (Twin Figure), Oyo - Saki, Nigeria

Museum Rietberg Schaudepot Kuba-Gefässe.jpg

Museum Rietberg Schaudepot Kuba-Gefässe.jpg

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