BAMILEKE DOORS, Cameroon

Cameroon Door 1 has been vetted as authentic. It shows a European influence in its construction, but has a wonderful carved design.


 
Cameroon
Door 1
70" high
$1800

Bamileke doors 1 and 2, though correct in form, show no signs of use or age and were probably made to be sold.

Bamileke
Door 1
41" high
$1200

 Bamileke
Door 2
38.5" high
$1000


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMILEKE, DOORS, Cameroon

The Bamileke are better known for their masks, stools and beadwork. The two small Bamileke doors with doorframes shown above are typical and are mounted in the wall about two feet off the ground. The door lifts out; it's like the upper half of a "French" door.

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