Reliquary guardian figure (eyema-o-byeri), gabon, fang peoples, mid 18th to mid 19th century, wood and iron, 584 cm high (brooklyn museum) speakers: dr. Reliquary guardian figure (mbulu ngulu or mbulu viti), gabon, kota people, 19th century wood, copper, copper alloy, and iron, 24 7/8 x 16 x 3 inches. Female reliquary guardian figure, ca 1850, cameroon or gabon, west africa, pm 30-2-50/b4973. Janus reliquary guardian figure, unknown, africa, gabonese republic, or northwestern republic of the congo, kota peoples, obamba, or mindumu groups, mid-19th century. Reliquary guardian figure 25 1/2 high circa 19th century fang, gabon, west africa wood a standing male reliquary figure with a bulbous forehead, concave face and arched eyebrows that lead. The face of this reliquary figure is dressed with sheet brass, a precious material that has the power to deflect malevolent forces it is tacked down with flat. Kota (or bakota), gabon, republic of the congo: a rare reliquary guardian figure ‘mbulu ngulu’ of the ndumu or obamba type from before or around 1920.
The kota once used reliquary guardian figures (mbulu ngulu) to protect and demarcate the revered bones of family ancestors the bones were preserved in containers. Lawrence gussman's interest in african art can be described as a personal journey of discovery through his male reliquary guardian figure (eyema bieri. View a fang male, ntumu, reliquary guardian figure , gabon on christiescom, as well as other lots from the evolution of form: african & oceanic art at the genesis. Les forêts natales: in their native forests preview arts of atlantic equatorial africa october 28, 2017 by: adenike cosgrove.
In this fang reliquary figure, the male form is reduced to basic shapes—cylinders and circles—echoing the cylindrical reliquary box on which the figure sat. Fang reliquary post guardian figure on stand gabon africa $2,20000: time left: 24d 21h 59m fang reliquary byeri gabon custom base african art $2,10000. The shamaye and obamba peoples, part of the larger kota group in northern gabon, also take part in the commemoration of ancestors their carved wooden reliquary.
File:reliquary guardian figure, probably 1800s, equatorial africa, gabon, kota people, wood, metal - cleveland museum of art - dsc08747jpg. The ethnic map of eastern gabon is extremely complicated as a result of continuous migratory movements since the 17th century kota is the name of one of three. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account both registration and sign in support using google and facebook.
Lot: reliquary guardian figure mbulu-ngulu - gabon, kota, lot number: 0392, starting bid: €9,000, auctioneer: zemanek-muenster, auction: 80th tribal art auction. Reliquary guardian figure (mbulu-ngulu), kota, gabon, 19th or early 20th century wood, copper, iron, and brass musee barbier-mueller, geneva contextual analysis.
Kota: digital excavations in african art - reliquary guardian figure century), obamba, gabon (courtesy felix collection, photo by paul louis) find this pin and more. Description as a migratory people, the fang have the custom of gathering the bones & skulls of deceased chiefs and important community members (together with magical.
Central africa--fang reliquary guardian figure, gabon painted wood, 19th century, 13 3/4 x 7-1/2 in, private collection the most conspicuous geographical. A large kota reliquary guardian figure with an oval face and schematic body covered in brass and copper guardian figures are part of a powerful re. Additional information: a well carved figure on top of a post with a dark patina his arms are short and abstracted made of dense a. Final exam non western learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free reliquary guardian figure (mbulu ngulu) kota, gabon, wood copper iron and brass. If you came to this page looking for a subject other than the current topic of kota mbulu-ngulu figures as in the figure kind of reliquary guardian figures.