Votive statue presenting a standing dignitary holding in one hand a rifle butt (broken) and in the other a powder bulb. He wears a barrel on his head which probably contained gunpowder. In his back, on the belt is represented a gourd, a satchel and a sword.
Wood, old patina of honey use, traces of white mineral dye. Ashanti, Ghana.
Dim: 38 x 7.5 cm
Provenance: Private Collection, Paris. Former Félix Pelt collection, Amsterdam
|Style||Tribal Art (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity of Tribal Art Style)|
|Period||20th century (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity 20th century)|
|Width (cm)||7.5 cm|
|Height (cm)||38 cm|
|Shipping Time||Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days|
|Location||69620, Ternand, France|