Baoulé Male Figure - Ivory Coast - Mid 20th Century

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 69620, Ternand, France

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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

    Ref: VL46LZM7CI

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    Location 69620, Ternand, France
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