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Senufo culture, Ivory Coast
First half of the 20th century
Wood with black patina
H.: 22 ; L.: 4,5 , Th.: 5 cm
Anthropomorphic wooden statuette standing on feet with incised fingers resting on a curved circular base. His legs and arms are individualized, his oval face is elongated on the chin, his temples and corners of his mouth are marked with oblique scarifications. His mouth is half-open, his ears are C-shaped and the top of his skull is adorned with a small conical hat of colonial type.
His bust is marked with a rectangle in relief probably referring to a pendant.
These statuettes refer to the spirits of divination to whom offerings and libations were made.
Text and photos © FCP CORIDON
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