MAKONDE GAMEBOARDS (Mankala) (Mancala, Wari), Tanzania


  

MAKONDE
Gameboard 1
26.5" high
$400

Despite its appearance, this gameboard was probably made to be sold.



The gameboards below have been sold. They are left here for educational and reference purposes.

 

 MAKONDE
Gameboard 2
SOLD

 

 MAKONDE
Gameboard 3
SOLD

 

MAKONDE
Gameboard 4
SOLD

 

MAKONDE
Helmet Masks



Photographs © Tim Hamill

MAKONDE, GAMEBOARDS (Mankala) (Mancala, Wari), Tanzania

Makonde gameboards range from everyday objects with monumental, simple forms to ornate pieces bringing status to the owner. They all show the creativity and power Africans put into functional objects. Two have double heads similar to the better known Makonde helmet masks.

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GO TO MAKONDE ART PAGE

GO TO MAKONDE HELMET MASKS PAGE

GO TO MAKONDE BODY MASKS PAGE 1 (ALL SOLD)

GO TO MAKONDE BODYMASKS PAGE 2

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GO TO MASKS AND HEADS PAGE

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