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THREE FINE GRASS FIBRE TUTSI BASKETS

Rwanda. £650 + SOLD + SOLD

Three Finely Woven Grass Fibre Prestige Baskets (Igiseke) Tutsi Culture, Rwanda

These three fine prestige grass fibre baskets have each been beautifully woven from grass fibre into a distinctive form, with characteristically cone-shaped lids. While the largest of the three (located on the left) features a striking zig-zag design, the centrally located basket displays two finer decorative zig zag bands. A bold geometric design adorns the prestige vessel located to the right, which incorporates a traditional restoration at the top of its pointed lid.

Left: H: 38cm £650

Centre: H: 22cm SOLD

Right:  H: 28cm SOLD

 

Estimated Period: First Half of 20th Century (1930's)

Ex Private Collection, Belgium

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650, SOLD, SOLD
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H: 40, 22, 28 CM
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