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bird - Wood - Mijoa - Madagascar - Madagascar

bird - Wood - Mijoa - Madagascar - Madagascar

Madagascar ‘mijoa’ Bird
PROVENANCE: -Gustave Bulkens, gallery Dayak Antwerp, early 80 's.

HEIGHT: H = 78 cm without the beard, 80 cm on wood stand ( included in your package ).
The nose has been reglued, but it's the original one.

These eroded archaic sculptures were made to embellish the graves of important families, the birds represent the inter-connection of life and death.

All our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp, or by appointment.

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David Norden is a third generation antique dealers, dealing in African Art in Antwerp-Belgium since 1992.

Object bird
Indigenous object name Mijoa
Ethnic group/ culture Madagascar
Region/ country Madagascar
Material Wood
Period 2nd half 19th century
Condition Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand Yes
Dimensions 78×10×10 cm
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