NAMJI DOLL 33, Cameroon

Photographs by Tim Hamill © Hamill Gallery

NAMJI, RITUAL DOLL 33
Wood, Leather & Beads
14" high x 5.5" wide x 2.75" deep
$100

Despite its appearance, this doll shows no evidence of age or use and was probably made to be sold.

Doll-like figures like these were used for ritual purposes, as a protective fetish figure with beads and magical additions, or, in simpler pieces, as a fertility figure for young women.

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