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Size: 65cm long - 25½ ins long / 70cm high - 27½ ins high (with base)
Ex Duperier collection, Paris
Their nomadic lifestyle presented a problem in moving and storing the extra goods that they made and this dilemma was often resolved by giving them away. A generous person attained high status in the minds of fellow tribesmen. Women were accorded accolades for their generous hospitality and were recognised for their artistic excellence, industry and loyalty to traditional tribal identity.