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Set of 3 Léti carved bone fetishes



Set of 3 Léti carved bone fetishes imitation ivory

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Available on order 2 to 4 weeks

299,00 € tax excl.

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Main materials for the structure :Bone
Type of production :Handcrafted by hand
Specificities :As it is an artisanal manufacture: the dimensions, sculptures, marquetry, colors may vary slightly and evolve.
Other specificities :Sold with stand
Cleaning method :Dust-proof wipe + sponge wash with soapy water - No chemicals
Use :Indoor use / dry locations only

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This set of 3 Léti fetishes in "imitation ivory" bone are carved by fishermen from the Indonesian archipelago of the Moluccas.
They were finely hemmed with geometric patterns inspired by the region's primitive tattoos, then tinted with black ink to enhance the contrast.
They are surmounted by the emblematic figure of the Léti society: a fetish sitting with his arms crossed with his enormous pendant earrings, in a position of meditation, inspiring respect, as during the "great councils" which punctuated the life of the Community.
The sculpture made it possible to communicate with the spirit of the deceased, either for consultations on important questions.

Dimensions: 18 cm height x 5 in diameter.
7" x 2"


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