BAKOTA STYLE RELIQUARY GUARDIANS ARCHIVES

NOTE: All of these Reliquary Guardian Figures have been sold.

To see a page of these that are available go to BAKOTA STYLE RELIQUARY GUARDIANS 3

BAKOTA 14
SOLD

 

BAKOTA 15
SOLD

BAKOTA 17
SOLD

 

BAKOTA 18
SOLD

 

BAKOTA 20
SOLD


BAKOTA 21
SOLD

 

BAKOTA 22
SOLD

BAKOTA 22
Back, SOLD

 

BAKOTA 23
SOLD

 

BAKOTA 24
SOLD


BAKOTA 25
SOLD

BAKOTA 32
SOLD

 BAKOTA 32
SOLD

 BAKOTA 34
SOLD

 BAKOTA 37
SOLD


 BAKOTA 30
18.5" high
SOLD

BAKOTA 10
19" high
SOLD

 BAKOTA 28
22.25" high
SOLD

BAKOTA 16
22" high
SOLD

BAKOTA STYLE
19

SOLD

 BAKOTA STYLE
33

SOLD


Bakota Style 1
SOLD

Bakota Style 2
SOLD

Bakota Style 3
SOLD

Bakota Style 4
SOLD

Bakota Style 5
SOLD

Bakota Style 6
SOLD

Bakota Style 8
SOLD

Bakota Style 9
SOLD

Bakota Style 11
SOLD

Bakota Style 13
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAKOTA STYLE , RELIQUARY FIGURE, Gabon

Figures like these were mounted on containers holding relics of important clan ancestors, serving as guardians. Two-dimensional and sheathed in metal (brass or copper), the figures include projecting shapes around the face that refer to elaborate coiffures, and a diamond shape below the neck that is an abstracted body form.

Old Bakota reliquary figures are very rare. Despite their appearance, our figures show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.

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