Number of items: 1
Native name of the object: Mbulu Ngulu.
Ethnic group/Culture: Bakota.
Material(s): Wood, copper, brass. Nails.
Period. First half of the 20th century.
Condition. Good condition.
Dimensions: Height 44 cm.
Mbulu Ngulu, Gabon.
Guardian Reliquary Figure, standing on the top part of the base that is in the shape of an open-worked diamond. The convex eyes are in bone and the nose in pointed, the face is divided into four parts.
Topped by a hairdo forming a crescent ornamented with five large irregular nails in forged iron.
The superior part of the figure is covered with thin brass/copper sheet.
Height 44 cm.
Provenance: Alexandre D’Albronn.
- Totaal aantal items
- Inheemse naam van het object
- Mbulu Ngulu
- Etnische groep / cultuur
- Regio / land
- Hout, Koper, Messing
- Verkocht met standaard
- 0×44×44 cm