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Vintage African Tribal Wisdom Basket

Vintage African Tribal Wisdom Basket


Tribal Kuba handmade wisdom basket made by The Nyim tribe in Africa. Beautiful artisan beadwork in black , white and red with hand sewn cowrie shells. This really is a statement piece and museum quality. Please note there are signs of age related wear with some of the beadwork becoming loose. It is believed in meetings and gatherings of the people that he or she who holds the basket also hold the wisdom, hence the name ‘Wisdom Basket’. Height of basket approx 45cm The lid does come off the basket for the storage of sacred items. This is a truly stunning item of ceremonial regalia and magic.

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