"Can't help here much I'm afraid, I do know the name Nambuga are place names in Papua New Guinea and Uganda, but I've not heard of them as a persons name. Assuming I am reading the name correctly at all that is."
Hi all, wondering if anyone could help with this painting I found, it has been painted on cloth and seems African oraboriginal not sure. It has a signature but can not make it out, I will attatch pictures to this.See More
"Hi sorry I just read this post, I will turn it round and have a look, it is quite an intriguing peice.
I did think funeral or festival something like that, and I agree it does give off a strange aura, goosebumps is the right word."
"The construction of brass objects changed in the late 1800s. Items made in the 20th Century (1900s) were made by spinning the molten brass. Prior they used molds or sand molds to make vessels. You can see the difference. Spun brass has…"
"I said Turkey, but I should have said Ottoman Empire which encompassed the area of today's Greece, Turkey, the 'stans, Iran (Persia), Iraq, Syria, Jerusalem, Saudi, Kuwait, Egypt. It began in the 14th Century and ended in 1922. And during…"
"Hey Jonathan, good investigative work there! Just an FYI, if you didn't already know? What used to be called Persia, is currently Iran, in the Middle East. So at least you know where they originated from!
So far so good! And, I'd guess…"
"So I asked the lady I bought these items from, seemingly they belonged to 1 of her friends mothers who died at the age of 94, seemingly the mother got them from someone in Persia when she was about 24 or 25 years old and the bell was supposed to…"
"I agree others, these are brass, relatively new tourist items from the middle east, with stylized Farsi (which is spoken in Iran and Afghanistan, but not Turkey) but likely tourist items brought back from Egypt, possibly Iran or Afghan. Either…"
"Jonathan search back in your mind. Sometimes something in our past causes the brain to trigger a memory . Maybe you equate these items with death or knocking it off a table and parents or adults yelling at you . A friend of mine had a crazy…"
"I really don't know, I'm going to speak to the ladies at the store and see what they say, I have heard of items having a imprint on them it would be weird that I just happened to purchase haunted items or item lol.
I want to clean them in…"
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