Fetish - Cloth, Horn, Wood - Pare - Tanzania

Description
Fetish - Cloth, Horn, Wood - Pare - Tanzania
Excellent

Pare Fetish.
Tanzania.

The Pare tribe can be situated in the more mountainous region of northern Tanzania, around mount Kilimanjaro. The representation of ancestors in a dynamic, asymmetric pose is not unusual in east African statuary. This object leans back in a very expressive manner, resulting in a different expression depending on the spectator's point of view. Typical elements of the Pare style are clearly observable, think of the abstracted eyes, nose and mouth bundled close to one another, the large spoon-shaped ears and stump-like hands and feet. The cloth wrapped over the chest encloses a horn and other natural materials with sacred and spiritual value.

Provenance: Belgian private collection

Object type: fetish
Tribe: Pare
Material: wood, horn, cloth
Height: 34 cm

Shipment is included. Other delivery or pickup methods can be organised accordingly.

Lot details
Object
Fetish
Ethnic group/ culture
Pare
Region/ country
Tanzania
Material
Cloth, Horn, Wood
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
34×10×7 cm
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