Tanzania, Tabwa People, Mid-20th Century, Carved Wood Female Figure.

550
20th century
Tribal Art

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East Africa, Tanzania, Tabwa people, very attractive carved wooden statuette. Slender and dignified, the trunk is generously decorated with linear motifs. The Tabwa are an ethnic meta-group whose territory stretches from the south-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo through Zambia to Tanzania on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. The Tanzanian stylistic influence can be seen in the Tabwa art with its linear geometric motifs, while they borrowed from the Luba the tradition of prestigious objects such as spoons, stools and sticks. This very attractive female figure can be attributed more specifically to the Rungu sub-group, thanks to the use of light-colored wood and the presence of blackened scarification marks, typical elements of East Africa.
Height 27 cm.
Good condition except for normal wear and tear.
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Ref: 6BHNC00K7I

Condition Good
Ethnic group Tabwa - Batabwa
Style Tribal Art (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity of Tribal Art Style)
Period 20th century (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity 20th century)
Country of origin Tanzania
Height (cm) 27 cm
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 37000, TOURS, France
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