Makonde Sculptures


Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives
Nairobi, Kenya

Miniature sculptures by Makonde curvers who were encourages to curve in Ivory and stone by an Indian merchant named Mr. Peeras who had a shop in Dar es salaam where Mr. Murumbi purchased these works.


  • Title: Makonde Sculptures
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Lifespan: 1900
  • Date: 1900/1980
  • Location: Tanzania
  • Type: Ivory sculpture
  • Rights: Kenya National Archives

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