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Old Tuareg Bowl and Support – Mali

Mid 20th century. Hardwood, wool, tribal repairs. The diameter of the bowl is cm. 31,5 (12.40"). The bowl support is cm. 95,0 high (37,40"). With the bowl and the costum stand the piece is approx. cm. 110,0 high (43.30"). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the...

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Azawagh, Niger

Mid 20th century. Engraved silver on aluminium sheet, brass. Grams. 31,0 (1.09 oz.); cm. 7,2 high x cm. 7,0 width (2.83” x 2.75"). In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans...

Old Masai (Maasai) Shield – ELONGO – Kenya

Early to mid 20th century. Buffalo hide, pigment, goat sinew, wood handle and frame. Cm. 88,0 high x cm 47,5 width (34.65" x 18,70"). Excellent general conditions. The Masai were known for their bravery and being superior warriors. A headdress, spear and shield are essential art forms carried and worn by a...