Special, tribal statue, CHAMBA tribe, Nigeria, approx. 1965
A remarkable appearance, this tribal statue of the Nigerian Chamba tribe. Stylistic influences of the Yoruba can especially be seen in its face. Wonderful statue with a powerful expression, a warm appearance, harmonious yet contrasting with slight traces of use and aging, finding itself in good condition. A piece of the right foot has been glued. A hole at the bottom is visible on the second-to-last picture.
Height: 40 cm
Width: approx. 8,5 cm
Depth: approx. 7 cm
Weight: 848 grams
Date: approx. 1965
Provenance: Obtained from a Flemish private collection