Original Bakota Bell
Story behind the product ~ A reliquary is an object that unites human remains with carved statuette magical objects. It was designed to act as a receptacle and dwelling place for the spirit of the dead. Characteristic of these “Bewete” figures is the large stylised copper-plated head, as seen in this Bakota bell.
Each bell is a unique artefact. They have been passed down through the generations, a possession with a story and rich history. If you would like specific images, please ask.
Country of origin ~ Gabon, Africa
Materials ~ Copper, metal, wood
Dimensions ~ 10cm W x 55cm H
All measurements are approximate.
This piece has been intricately created by hand. If there are small flaws it is a sign and proof of human touch, making each and every piece unique with tiny little differences.
Note about shipping ~ Freight is not calculated at checkout as we will individually source the best price for your order. Freight quotes are based on volume of stock and destination.