mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Indigenous object name:||Cache-Sexe|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Kirdi|
|Region/ country:||Cameroon / Nigeria|
|Period:||Mid 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
The Kirdi inhabit the mountain area in northern Cameroon and eastern Nigeria.
Among these people are the Fali, the Bana, the Kapsiki and the Guilli. The women and girls wear pubic cloths that are made of colourful glass beads. These pubic cloths are worn on special occasions and used for traditional (dance) festivities. Such a ceremonial pubic cloth is called 'pikuran'. After 1960 were not used anymore.
Here are two used original ethnic ‘pikurans'. Also known as 'Kirdi pubic apron’ or ‘beaded dance apron'.
The apron is made of: beads and shells.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
Welcome to bid on our other items:
Asian African Art is a gallery specialized in authentic ethnographic art from varied tribes in Africa and Asia, based in the Netherlands.
Besides the ethnographic art, we have a specialism in golden collectible coins.
For more info and other interesting items visit our website: Asian African Art from the Netherlands (Vessem).
Asian African Art - Gallery pro top
Catawiki member since May 6, 2014, received 1841 reviews in total (573 in last 12 months)
|Feedback score:||98.9% (573 reviews)|
|(last 12 months)|
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Hei, har bydd og vunnet et pat av objektene i den korte tid jeg har vært innom Catawiki. Jeg er meget godt fornøyd med gjennomføringen og behandlingen i handelen. Både fra Catawiki sin side og fra sel
masque expédié rapidement et bien emballé mais d'une qualité très inférieure à mes attentes et au prix payé.Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Dear Alain,
The mask is as discribed and same as you could see on the pictures. But if you are not satisfied you can return your package and you will get a full refund.
------------- Google Translate -------------------------
Le masque est aussi décrit et identique à celui que vous pouvez voir sur les photos. Mais si vous n'êtes pas satisfait, vous pouvez retourner votre colis et vous recevrez un remboursement complet.
Easy pleasent transaction, sit well with a similar luba piece. Thank you
All perfect! I recommended!
Munt in goede orde ontvangen. Dank voor goede en vlotte afhandeling.
prettige dag verder.
Thank You, beautiful
The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
Any other costs or charges such as customs or import duties, customs clearance and handling may also apply during the shipment of your lot and will be charged to you by the involved party at a later stage if applicable.
|Rest of Europe||$31.02|
Save shipping costs
You can pick up this lot from the seller: VESSEM (), The Netherlands.
If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.