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STATUETTE in the style of MOTHERHOODS featuring Ba Fâro
Bambara culture, Mali
First half of the 20th century
H .: 50 cm (approx)
Wooden statuette depicting a woman standing, her arms drawn in front of the body. She exhibits the stylistic characteristics of the crop: a pair of prominent and generous breasts, an angular face with tapered side locks, slender limbs.
These statuettes embodying Ba Fâro, both the water deity and the mother of men, were used in the annual fertility rites of the Gwan. Women came to worship them or ask them to take action in support of procreation.
|Style||Tribal Art (Oceanic Statues, Carving, Cult Figures of Tribal Art Style)|
|Century||20th century (Oceanic Statues, Carving, Cult Figures 20th century)|
|Shipping Time||Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days|
|Location||93400, Saint-Ouen, France|
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