Sculptures vaudou Nago et Fon, Bénin.
Bois, corde, coquillages, métal, tissu, argile, plume, végétaux, os, patine sacrificielle.
Collection Anne et Jacques Kerchache. Photo © Yuji Ono
Miao silver headdress,China
Miao headdress that usually comes with matching silver hairpins depicting embossed flowers and birds set on tremblant. Low grade silver.
Chinese wedding tiara
Wedding tiara adorned with a multitude of happiness and longevity signs mounted on tremblant. The lower element is of silver, and features two embossed dragons; from the upper part emerge the eight immortals and three phoenixes. A curtain of bead fringe hides the bride face. Long silk tassels on each side.