Chi Wara Large Bronze SculptureRegular price R 69,999.00 Save R -69,999.00
Chi Wara Large Bronze Sculpture: Total height = 181cm / 71in
This Chi Wara Large Bronze Sculpture is crated for export, and shipped with DHL/FedEx.
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The mythology of the Bamana people of Mali tells the story of an antelope named Chi Wara, who first taught farming skills to humanity.
The headpieces were worn by Bamana society to represent the mythical agricultural animal during ceremonies held at sowing and harvesting times.
This sculpture in classic bronze or antique silver finish is a reproduction of the male Chi Wara.
Few objects are so generally identified with African ritual as the
Bamana Chi Wara crest mask.
This tradition remains one of the most widely recognised designs in the African arts.
The bronze collection is cast in the age old ‘lost wax’ bronze casting process that dates back thousands of years. Each sculpture is expertly rendered and then finished by hand to create the unique details of each piece.
The silver sculptures are bronze sculptures that have been silver plated and then painstakingly detailed by hand with black enamelling that is lead free, scratch resistant and environmentally friendly.
The bronze sculptures are suitable for indoors and outdoors.
The silver-plated bronzes are suited to indoors only. No chemical cleaners are recommended, only dust with a soft cloth when needed or wipe with a soft, soapy cloth and then dry the sculpture,
if it becomes soiled
Each sculpture has been given a protective coating to retain the exceptional, polished finish for many years.
This collection is ideal for Lodges, Hotels, Guest Houses, Private Homes, Galleries, Interior Decor Stores and discerning Gift shops.
All our sculptures are of the finest quality and treated with protective coatings, to ensure many years of enjoyment !