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Pearls from the grassfields

Thinking of african figures with pearls one of the most remarkable examples is the throne of a king in the museum of ethnology in Berlin. In 1908 the ruler Njoya of Bamun gave this throne of his father to the german emperor Wilhelm 2.

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Kategorie: figures, Geschrieben am 18. März 2008 von admin

Rare Monkeys

The two monkeys shown on our titlepage and in the gallery (section Bulu) with the number 1545 have found a relative in the literature. In the book „ Die Kunst des Schwarzen Afrika“ J.Kerchache published in the Herder Publishing House 1989 a monkey figure is found under the book numbers 145 and 146 on […]

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Kategorie: figures, Geschrieben am 9. März 2008 von admin


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