25/06/2013

Naga Angami grey stone figure depicting man woman

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 - 2016

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Two interesting Figurines depicting  a man and a woman carved of grey stone.

The body is quadrangular, the head rounded, the face heart-shaped with central ridge for nose.

Breasts slightly indicated (woman).

Arms and legs carved in relief.

Necklace painted brown, black and white.

Body cloth and kilt black with white 'belt' and band or kilt (woman), kilt black with white belt and two cross bars (man) . Arm ornaments white.

Ear ornaments of black and red wool, and white cotton pads (man only).

Hair is painted black behind. E. Angami, Chizami village.

 

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PROVENANCE

JP MILLS

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM OXFORD

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