BAMILEKE FIGURES, Cameroon

Bamileke
Figure 1
19" high
$800

This Bamileke figure has been vetted as being authentic with signs of use and age.


Despite their appearance, the figures below show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.

Bamileke
Figure 7
30" high
$800

     

Bamileke
Figure 2
28" high
$500

Bamileke
Figure 6
21" high
$500



Bamileke
Figure 8

15.5" high
$300



Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMILEKE, FIGURES, Cameroon

Royal ancestor figures like these were not worshipped but were honored and cared for. They were displayed for prestige during ceremonies. All are expressive, some are further embellished with beads.


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