Baoulé Male Figure - Ivory Coast - Mid 20th Century

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Arts Premiers
20th century
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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

Style Arts Premiers
Century 20th century
Height (cm) 37 cm
Materials Bois
Shipping Cost 18
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 69620, Ternand, France

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