Tribal Art, online sale of tribal art, primitive art and primitive art

Rider Sao - Tribal art



View this image full size
Tribal art > African bronze > Rider Sao

Rider Sao Sokoto Putchu Guinadji (N° 14678)

In African art, Sao Sokoto-inspired works are mostly imprinted with the equestrian world. Within the ethnic group, small copies of riders usually in bronze are melted and worn like talismans, patinated and lustrous by friction. They are seen above all as a remedy to fight possession by evil spirits. The horse represents the spirit of the person who is possessed, while the genius who possesses it is symbolized by the rider.

More than an ethnic group, the Sao are a civilization that has disappeared. They were found between the 12th and 14th centuries in a geographical area stretching along the borders between Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria. This bronze, inspired by the finest Sao achievements, has a copper patina. The warriors depicted on their mounts have their heads wrapped in a cheche identical to the Tuareg.  

Watch the video

 


This item is sold with its certificate of authenticity

Estimated shipping cost





Originex-collection espagnole
EthnySao
Countrytchad
Material(s)bronze
Height cm6
Width5 cm
Weight0.10 Kg
Estimated datingdébut xxe
Socle includedYes

You could also be interested by these items
Cavalier SaoBronze DogonBronze GanBronze DogonBronze Kongo

You must login to access these options
   Warn me if a similar item is added to the catalog
   Warn me if the price decreases
Manage my alerts


You have question on this item ? contact us


Previously viewed items
Tribal art  -  New York - Paris - London

© 2022 - Digital Consult SPRL

Essentiel Galerie SPRL
73A Rue de Tournai - 7333 Tertre - Belgique
+32 (0)65.529.100
visa Master CardPaypal