Friday, July 17, 2015

New Acquisitions at Jacaranda

Jacaranda is now offering a stunning new selection of tribal works at  Congolese and southern African wood carvings form the bulk of the objects on display, including a beautiful Sundi or Teke bust, a fine Mpondo staff finial, and headrests from the Shona and Luba. These are joined by a handsome pair of South Pacific weapons, a remarkable Ethiopian cross, and more.

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Cross  -  Ethiopia  -  ca 1700–1750
Headrest  -  Luba, D.R. Congo  -  Late 19th or early 20th century
Beaded snuff gourd  -  Southeast Africa  -  Late 19th/early 20th century
Hand club, patu onewa  -  Maori, New Zealand  -  18th or early 19th century
Cup  -  Kuba, D.R. Congo  -  19th century
Lance, katoua  -   Niue  -  19th century
Pipe  -  Kuba or Binji, D.R. Congo  -  Early 20th century
Bust  -  Sundi or Teke, D.R. Congo  -  Late 19th or early 20th century
Staff finial  -  Mpondo, South Africa  -  1870–1890
Headrest  -  Shona, Zimbabwe  -  Late 19th or early 20th century
Horn necklace  -  Zulu, South Africa  -  19th century
Bag handle  -  Eskimo, North America  -  Late 19th century

Images ©James Worrell 2015

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