• ITEM #: 5505 ETHNICITY: Makonde ORIGIN: Tanzania MAKONDE FIGURE: This unique art form, encompassing household objects, figures, and masks, originated in the Makonde plateau.

  • Makonde ITEM #: 5615 ETHNICITY: Makonde ORIGIN: Tanzania MAKONDE SIMBO STAFF Adorned with intricately carved figurative heads or figures, a Makonde Simbo Staff was commissioned by Makonde men as a symbol of prestige.
  • Makonde ITEM #: 3342 ETHNICITY: Makonde. ORIGIN: Tanzania. MAKONDE MATERNITY FIGURE: Of a large, irregular, shaped head with Makonde trade mark facial scarifications, this female Makonde maternity figure is believed to represent the common female ancestor, the life-force of the early Makonde households of matrilineal kinship but headed by men.


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