sold A MAKONDE JESUS CHRIST FROM TANZANIA EAST AFRICA ( No 0114 )

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This is a contact piece from the Makonde people of Tanzania. Marrying Animism and Christianity.  Depicting Jesus Christ on the cross.  Well carved.  Jesus has a classically Makonde face.  The patina is light, and doesn't look old.  In good condition.  Height approx 24 cm.  This item has possibly been tribally used, but it is unclear.