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Zande Yanda figurine of Mani - SOLD OUT
African figurines like this are of the Yanda or Banda type among the Azande. They intervene in the initiation ritual of the Mani. It is the Zande equivalent of Bwami among the famous Lega.
The figurine has a body very similar to the sculpture of the latter, however the head is well typed, broad with two curved facets.
The big eyes are made of upholstery nails.
- Presumed dating
- 1st half XXth century
- 26 x 9 cm
- Ethnic group
- Zande / Azande
- Wood, metal
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Tribal art collection Belgium
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