TIKAR PEOPLE

SOLD - Tikar Bell Bell

€290,00
TIKAR PEOPLE

SOLD - Tikar Bell Bell

€290,00
AAL1264

This magnificent cast bronze bell it is less well known than the Benin bronzes, and they stand out in African art for their subtlety.

The symbol of the Tikar sculpture is unknown to us, however it is finely worked and has a beautiful patina.

The Tikar are a pygmy people found in western Cameroon. They developed a process of using hot wax and bronze called the "Lost Wax Method" to create masks and statues to be used during agriculture and other ceremonies and festivals.

It is made of bronze. 

Length: 9.5 cm

Height: 22.5 cm

Width: 6.5 cm

Weight: 474 g

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