African art > African Dolls > Zulu doll

Zulu doll (N° 22862)

Contemporary artists from South Africa create dolls filled with a multitude of glass beads. Touching and decorative, these works also alternate various metal elements and shells, distinguishing the skill and creative sense of their designers. The pearls here are an iridescent dark blue.
During the 19th century, tribes united to form the group called Zulu, whose local chiefs, led by the king, are called iduma. Their society is that of warriors organized into age groups. It was in 1884 that they were annexed by the English. Skilled in making ornaments, the Zulus work with leather, metal and ceramics, adding feathers and beads. Pearls, while having a protective role, indicate the social situation of those who wear them.  

120.00 
Possibility of payment in2x (2x 60.0 €)

Estimated shipping cost





By purchasing this artwork you will get 5% = (6.0 loyalty points = 6.0 euros) which you can use towards your next purchase

EthnyZulu
CountryAfrique du Sud
Material(s)wood, perles, cauris, metal
Height cm34
Width10 cm
Weight0.45 Kg
Estimated datingcontemporaine

You could also be interested by these items
Poupée TabwaPoupée FantiPoupée perléePoupée ZuluPoupée Zulu

You must login to access these options
   Warn me if a similar item is added to the catalog
   Warn me if the price decreases
Manage my alerts
2 persons already marked interrest on this item

You have question on this item ? contact us


Previously viewed items
African art  -  New York - Paris - London

© 2022 - Digital Consult SPRL

Essentiel Galerie SPRL
73A Rue de Tournai - 7333 Tertre - Belgique
+32 (0)65.529.100
visa Master CardPaypal