EGUNGUN ENSEMBLE "Massive interlaces on beaded panels both front and back proclaim that the past, present and future are part of the infinite cycle of existence: birth, life, departure, return. They recall the whirling return of the past into the present, and simultaneously, the spiraling outward departure on new life journeys into the future."
Angola | Three belt ornaments ~ ornakipa ~ from the Cuanhama people | Ivory | These ornaments were offered by young men to their fiancées. Symbols of wealth - their number indicating the size of the herd - they were worn by women, hanging from a leather belt. || 8,160€ for the lot ~ Sold (Sept '07)