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Nuna Pendant, Burkina Faso

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Nuna Pendant, Burkina Faso

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Large brass pendant from the Nuna people, called "Tchiene lui ni bene", used by women to prevent from diseases. 

H. 12 cm

Provenance: Peter von Busch (1935-2016), Art Historian, Ethnologist, Museum chief for the Naval Museum in Karlskrona, expert in the Swedish Antique roadshow "Antikrundan". Started to collect Tribal art in the 1950´s.

Literature: 

Glar, Wilfried, Die materialisierte Kultur der Ethnien der Volta-Region, Bedburg 2008, p. 179
Roy, Christopher, Art of the Upper Volta Rivers, Paris 1987, p. 78, ill. 51

 

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