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Nyamwezi Container Gourd Tanzania African Art

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Special Price $44.00 Regular Price $75.00
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Type of Object Figure
Country of Origin Tanzania
People Unknown
Materials Gourd
Approximate Age 20th century
Height (in) 10
Width (in) 12
Depth (in) 12
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Additional Information: The Nyamwezi tribe (“people of the moon”) is the second largest in Tanzania, living principally south of Lake Victoria in west-central Tanzania. About 30% of Nyamwezi live and work outside of their 35,000 miles of land, in Tanzania’s commercial and agricultural centers.