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Bamileke Beaded Ancestor Figure

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In Bamileke (Mbalekeo, Mileke) territories, the fon entrusted the guardianship of the sculptures to certain clan members. This was done as an insurance against the frequent fires - thus ensuring that treasured sculptures wouldn't all be lost at once. Masks and sculptures were decorated with beads and or cowrie shells. This figure comes from Cameroon.

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Product Details:

  • Size: 16" x 8" x 5"
  • Shipping: $50.00
  • Material: Wood, clay, beads
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