Statue of a Griot, Akan, Ghana

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Arts Premiers
20th century
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Very original representation of a griot in the form of a man standing on a stool. He holds an oliphant in one hand and a drum in the other.
He still wears a piece of cloth at his waist. Note the excessiveness of his ears: a griot hears everything and knows everything!
Wood with an old, slightly crusted patina.
Akan people, Ghana or Ivory Coast
Early 20th century
Dimensions: 32 x 12 cm

Ref: 8EQLMKB3ZH

Style Arts Premiers
Century 20th century
Height (cm) 32 cm
Width (cm) 12 cm
Materials Bois, Tissu
Shipping Cost 18
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 69620, Ternand, France

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