Item offered:

Bangwa Royal Ancestor
Female/Queen Figure
(Cameroon)


Description:

Carved from very heavy, dense wood, on offer from our personal collection is this outstanding ancestor figure from the Bangwa peoples of the Cameroon region.

Befitting the tribal queen she represents, she is adorned with jewelry indicating her royal status, including a collar & neck rings, bracelets, & anklets, & in each hand, she clutches a power object. Depicted singing, the statue's characteristic stance & pose is classic in form with her open mouth, stocky legs bent at the knees, prominent breasts, & bulbous buttocks.


Materials:
wood

Approximate dimensions:
24.25" H x 8" W x 7.25" D

Estimated age:
50+ years

Total shipping weight:
ca. 16-lbs.

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price:
USD $1,200.00
+ shipping
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Despite a few imperfections in the wood, this marvelous sculpture is in very good overall condition. A residue of pigment remains on her ears. Superb encrusted patina. Splendid display.
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Materials:
wood
Approximate dimensions:
24¼" H x 8" W x 7¼" D
Estimated age:
50+ years
Total shipping weight:
ca. 16-lbs.
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