Mumuye Lagalagana Rattle

2801

$175.00

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Mumuye
ITEM #:
2801
ETHNICITY:
Mumuye
ORIGIN:
Nigeria
MUMUYE LAGALAGANA RATTLE:
This Makonde harp, or 5-string zither, comes from Tanzania.

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African Art

ITEM NAME:
Mumuye Lagalagana Rattle
ITEM #:
2801
ETHNICITY:
Mumuye
ORIGIN:
Nigeria
MEDIUM:
Wood, Reed.
DIMENSIONS:
22″ Tall (55.8 cm) on Stand
CONDITION:
Excellent


African Art

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection – Florida, USA.


African Art

CATALOGUE NOTE:
Discover the Mumuye Lagalagana Rattle, a masterpiece that encapsulates the very essence of the Mumuye culture through elegant wood carving and traditional craftsmanship. This unique rattle stands as an impeccable testament to the King’s council and the enigmatic society they governed. Handcrafted by the renowned artists who embrace the spirit of age-old customs, each rattle embodies the meticulous artistry and spiritual significance that guided the Mumuye people.
Leverage the power of tradition and artistry with an object that both shakes and stirs the senses of any cultural connoisseur. Whether adorning your hallway with the distinctive aesthetics of African art, or enriching your collection with an emblem of tutelary spirits, the Mumuye Lagalagana Rattle is more than just an object—it’s a gateway to a world unknown, an heirloom in the making, and a focal point of any discussion on the legacy of African craftsmanship.
Engage with the history of divination and healing through this figurine—a rare artifact that doesn’t just capture the eye, but also the imagination. With each delicate touch, you honor the cultural narratives and the craftspeople who dedicated their lives to preserving an ancestral wisdom. Enhance your space with this cultural artifact and invite the ancestral prowess of the Mumuye society into your life.

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