Two ceramic dolls with bodies covered in leather made by the Bamum people, a Bantu ethnic group living in Cameroon. The Bamum people are also known as Bamoum, Bamun, Bamoun, or Mum. According to the seller these dolls are male and female. Purchased new in 2015.
Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!
Object African tribal figures Origin Cameroon Culture Bamum people Medium Clay, leather, beads, shells, seeds Mark or Tag None Made by Bamum people Size H 14,5 cm Dated 2015 Acquired Annual Collector's Fair 2015
No postcard available. There should be a nice postcard here that matches these dolls, to show you how the people living in Cameroon are dressed in their traditional costume.
There is nothing suitable in our postcard books at the moment, too bad!