Fang Shrine African Wooden Carving

Fang Shrine SculptureFang Shrine Scuplture

Fang ancestral statue from Cameroon
Sales price £475.00


The “Fang” number approximately 800,000 people and are made up of a partchwork of villages and communities situated equatorial Africa covering Cameroon, Guinea and much of north Gabon. Only in recent time have the Fang settled down having been traditional an inteinerant epeople. Owing to their wandering lifestle shrine objects revering the dead were carried with them and led to a rich readition of sculpture and material culture. cults relating to ancestor veneration and commemoration are many and diverse.

These charming figure has, at some time, been inveade dby woodworm. As a precaution we have frozen the figure for six months to ensure that none are left alive