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Vintage Lozi Tribe ' Mikeke' Wooden Relish Dish (Zambia)

Vintage Lozi Tribe ' Mikeke' Wooden Relish Dish (Zambia)

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Indicative market price: R1,000


Joined 21 Feb 2009
Cape Town
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 Vintage Lozi Tribe 'Mikeke' Wooden Relish  Dish (Zambia) 




This stunning fish shaped wooden bowl is truly a rare and fascinating tribal artifact from the Lozi tribe of Zambia and a magnificenty decorative piece of African art.

They are not often available for sale and most are in private collections.

This piece has age to it and  could date from the early twentieth century. It shows signs of wear consistent with age and use.

The Lozi, being inhabitants of the Zambezi River bank area have a deep connection to the river and fish at an economic and cultural level. Many prescribed ritual practices take place around it.

This beautiful hand carved bowl would have been used to serve 'relish' or 'Mikeke' , a type of fish stew which comprises an important part of the Lozi diet.

Length : 290mm

Width 160mm

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