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OVIMBUNDU Cisola Fertility Figure. Angola. 33 cm. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL.

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Fertility Figure. Angola. 33 cm. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL.

Object type  statuette Materials  wood Legend  This sculpted group is attributed to Sikito, an Ovimbundu artist. He seems to have mainly worked for the soma or chief. This sculpture may be associated with the regal possessions of tribal leaders. Place of collecting  Angola > Benguela Culture  Ovimbundu

Object type statuette Materials wood Legend This sculpted group is attributed to Sikito, an Ovimbundu artist. He seems to have mainly worked for the soma or chief. This sculpture may be associated with the regal possessions of tribal leaders. Place of collecting Angola > Benguela Culture Ovimbundu

Angola l  Benguela  culture l Ovimbundu l Acquired by Robert Verly in 1979.

Angola l Benguela culture l Ovimbundu l Acquired by Robert Verly in

Object type  statuette Materials  wood, hair / fur, metals > copper (and alloys) Legend  According to the notes of Robert Verly, this item is an "ociteka (statuette) of a hunter”. The small tuft made of antelope hair which decorates the cranium is reminiscent of the headdresses worn by professional hunters. Place of collecting  Angola > Benguela Culture  Ovimbundu

According to the notes of Robert Verly, this item is an "ociteka (statuette) of a hunter”. The small tuft made of antelope hair which decorates the cranium is reminiscent of the headdresses worn by professional hunters.

Object type  statuette Materials  wood Legend  This maternal depiction whose function is unknown, has great artistic sensitivity and is possibly associated with fertility iconography. Place of collecting  Angola > Benguela Culture  Ovimbundu

Object type statuette Materials wood Legend This maternal depiction whose function is unknown, has great artistic sensitivity and is possibly associated with fertility iconography. Place of collecting Angola > Benguela Culture Ovimbundu

Mortier anthropomorphic tobacco - Chokwe - Angola

Mortier anthropomorphic tobacco - Chokwe - Angola

OVIMBUNDU Umbweti Chief-Staff. Angola. 41cm. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL.

OVIMBUNDU Umbweti Chief-Staff. Angola. 41cm. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL.

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Fertility Figure. Angola. 26 cm. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Fertility Figure. Angola. 26 cm. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL

Africa | Stool from the Ovimbundu people of Angola | Wood, with blackish brown patina.  Both sides have been carved with nearly identical faces.

Ovimbundu stool carrying a hollowed seat on top, the middle strut partly in openwork design, on two sides decorated with nearly identical mask faces, slightly dam., cracks (seat) H: 23 cm;

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Fertility Figure. Angola. 36 cm. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL.

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Fertility Figure. Angola. 36 cm. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL.

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Fertility Figure. Angola. 37cm. Coll. PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Fertility Figure. Angola. 37cm. Coll. PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL

Object type	 : 	club Place of collecting	 : 	Angola > Benguela Culture	 : 	Ovimbundu Date of acquisition	 : 	1979-03-02

Object type : club Place of collecting : Angola > Benguela Culture : Ovimbundu Date of acquisition :

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Figure. Angola. 38cm. Mid 20thC. Wood, beads, metal, textile. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL

OVIMBUNDU Cisola Figure. Angola. 38cm. Mid 20thC. Wood, beads, metal, textile. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL

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