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Statuette depicting a standing male figure with a hard face. Nevertheless, this hardness is softened by its delicate headdress and the traditional scarifications located on the face, upper belly and back.
It is probably a representation of Asia usu, that is to say of the spirit of the bush which comes to "inhabit" for a time a statuette with human representation to serve the villagers.
Wood with patina of use with traces of libations, slight erosions on the base of the statuette.
Height: 37 cm
Baoulé people, Ivory Coast.
Mid 20th century
|Style||Tribal Art (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity of Tribal Art Style)|
|Century||20th century (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity 20th century)|
|Height (cm)||37 cm|
|Shipping Time||Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days|
|Location||69620, Ternand, France|
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