Reliquary - guardian figure - Wood, glass beads, snail shell, coin - fishing - South Cameroon - Gabon

Description
Reliquary - guardian figure - Wood, glass beads, snail shell, coin - fishing - South Cameroon - Gabon
2nd half 20th century - Good

Expressive guardian figure of the Fang.
Very well-preserved patina. Several cracks from drying out.
Colonial coin, West Africa , minted in 1950.
Acquired in 1996 in Cameroon (Foumban)

Lot details
Object
Reliquary - guardian figure
Ethnic group/ culture
fishing
Region/ country
South Cameroon - Gabon
Material
Wood, glass beads, snail shell, coin
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
12×12×49 cm
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