Equestrian figure Koma-Bulsa - Ghana

16th century and older
Other style
From: 75008, Paris, France

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    Equestrian figure Koma-Bulsa - Ghana
    Terracotta, 14th-15th century (dating by thermoluminescence test)
    Naturalistic sculpture presenting some artistic motifs typical of ancient Koma-Bulsa cultural traditions, notably the cocave hairstyle with braided frontal ornaments, the chiik half-moon necklace similar to that worn by the Bulsa today, the dagger inserted in an ornamental thong worn to the left shoulder.
    H: 33.5 cm; L: 26 cm; D: 13 cm
    Interexpert 388317 thermoluminescence test of March 18, 1988

    Exceptional antique African Tribal Art terracotta sculpture representing a rider on his horse. It dates back from the 14th -15th century AD and its dating has been confirmed by a thermoluminescence test (Interexpert certificate 388317, 18 March 1988) - scan attached with the photos.
    It belongs to the Koma-Bulsa culture located in present Ghana.
    This is a naturalist sculpture with traditional Koma-Bulsa patterns as the concave shape hairstyle, the half-moon chiik necklace similar to the ones worn by Bulsa people today, the knife laced on the upper arm.
    It is exceptional to find a confirmed antique African terracotta in such a well-preserved state.
    (TL Test)

    Ref: 0YUWHA1W9M

    Condition Good
    Style Other style (Terracotta sculpture of Other style Style)
    Period 16th century and older (Terracotta sculpture 16th century and older)
    Width (cm) 26
    Height (cm) 33.5
    Materials Terracotta
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 75008, Paris, France
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