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Re: [African_Arts] african ? figure big belly and full cheeks

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  • BAS NATEROP
    hello, to me it looks like something from Azia, but I am for sure not an expert! ________________________________ From: dleidie To:
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 3 7:56 AM
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      hello, to me it looks like something from Azia, but I am for sure not an expert!

      From: dleidie
      To: African_Arts@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sunday, February 3, 2013 1:06 PM
      Subject: [African_Arts] african ? figure big belly and full cheeks

      Heelo,
      can somebody tell me if this is an african figure ?
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/African_Arts/photos/album/1137556674/pic/list
      The person , male female ? holds its hands above his/her big belly.
      It has full cheeks, full lips .
      It measures ca 53 cm .
      I really don't know if it is african or something else.
      Thank you for reading.

    • Lee Rubinstein
      An African context worth considering is comparison with so-called Makonde *shetani *sculptures from Mozambique and Tanzania. Lee
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 3 8:21 AM
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        An African context worth considering is comparison with so-called Makonde shetani sculptures from Mozambique and Tanzania.

        Lee


        On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 10:56 AM, BAS NATEROP <kalebas_afrika@...> wrote:
         

        hello, to me it looks like something from Azia, but I am for sure not an expert!

        From: dleidie
        To: African_Arts@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Sunday, February 3, 2013 1:06 PM
        Subject: [African_Arts] african ? figure big belly and full cheeks

        Heelo,
        can somebody tell me if this is an african figure ?
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/African_Arts/photos/album/1137556674/pic/list
        The person , male female ? holds its hands above his/her big belly.
        It has full cheeks, full lips .
        It measures ca 53 cm .
        I really don't know if it is african or something else.
        Thank you for reading.


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