Figure - Hardwood - Suaga - Mambila - Cameroun

Description
Figure - Hardwood - Suaga - Mambila - Cameroun
Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Huge Suaga MAMBILA Anthropomorphic Dog Head Figure - Cameroun
Mambila art centers upon an association called Suaga.
It is primarily concerned with justice and supernatural cleansing within the community.
Masks and statues were kept hidden from the eyes of women in a net hung on the inside of a hut that was on stilts; it was guarded by the head of the family. The front wall of the hut was decorated with two figures, male on the right and female on the left, crowned by a rainbow and framed by the sun and the moon.

Nice condition for its use.

On a custom made wooden stand.

Lot details
Object
Figure
Indigenous object name
Suaga
Ethnic group/ culture
Mambila
Region/ country
Cameroun
Material
Hardwood
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
100×25×15 cm
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