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Arts of New Guinea - The Barbier-Mueller Museums

Arts of New Guinea - The Barbier-Mueller Museums

La plupart des têtes en bronzes sont considérées comme étant des têtes commémoratives de rois, et faisaient partie intégrante d'un ensemble d'autels. Certaines légèrement différentes sont considérées comme étant des têtes "trophée", menton découvert, moins de symbolisme dans les coiffes et détails. Celle-ci serait donc une tête trophée. Ont peut supposer que les têtes trophée de ce type ne faisaient pas que partie des autels royaux mais se substituaient aussi à des ...

Most bronze heads are considered commemorative heads of kings, and were part of a group of altars.

Africa | Standing male power figure "nkisi" from the Songe people of DR Congo | Wood, kaolin, glass beads

Standing male power figure "nkisi" from the Songe people of DR Congo, Wood, kaolin, glass beads.

Masque, Baoulé, Côte d'Ivoire, fin du XIXe siècle. Bois. H. : 34,5 cm © Lucas Ratton, photo : Hughes Dubois

Parcours des mondes: The world's leading international tribal art show broadens it's scope to include Asia - Alain.

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Tchokwe African Mask - If you pay attention to the elements used in the Star Wars series, you will see elements of cultures from all over the world. This mask had to be inspiration for

Mapico helmet mask, Makonde, Mozambique - Tanzania, 19th or beginning 20th century. Wood, hair, wax and pigments. H.: 27 cm © Yann Ferrenadin, photo : Hughes Dubois Provenances : Otto Eilersen, artiste danois, acquis à Amsterdam vers 1950 ;

Parcours des mondes: The world's leading international tribal art show broadens it's scope to include Asia - Alain.

African, Guinea, Baga peoples 20th century Mask | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

African, Guinea, Baga peoples 20th century Mask | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

from the Ibibio people, Nigeria

from the Ibibio people, Nigeria

"Africa | Helmet mask from the Suku people of DR Congo | Wood and pigment."

Helmet mask from the Suku people of DR Congo, Wood and pigment.

Collections | National Museum of African Art  Bequest of Samuel Rubin

Collections | National Museum of African Art Bequest of Samuel Rubin

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