ANTHROPOMORPHIC FACE PULLEY CALIPER Gouro Culture, Ivory Coast First half of the 20th century

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    Culture Gouro, Ivory Coast
    First half of the 20th century
    H .: 22.5; L .: 7; Thickness: 5 cm

    This monoxyl wooden pulley features an anthropomorphic face seen from the front: oval in shape, the nose is sculpted in a triangular fashion, the eyes incised horizontally, the mouth drawn in two individualized lips, the elaborate hairstyle ends in a conical fashion. , the hair is incised in concentric lines. The particularly long neck joins the stirrup of the pulley, which forms the body of the stylized female figure. The front is carved in a checkerboard pattern and a tapered drooping chest.

    This stirrup was used to hang the strings of the loom.

    Has a handwritten collection number.

    Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

    Ref. 1703

    Ref: P9MMO7V3BD

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    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France
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