Ashanti votive statue - Ghana

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Arts Primitifs
20th century
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Votive statue presenting a standing dignitary holding in one hand a rifle butt (broken) and in the other a powder bulb. He wears a barrel on his head which probably contained gunpowder. In his back, on the belt is represented a gourd, a satchel and a sword.
Wood, old patina of honey use, traces of white mineral dye. Ashanti, Ghana.
Dim: 38 x 7.5 cm
Provenance: Private Collection, Paris. Former Félix Pelt collection, Amsterdam


Style Arts Primitifs
Century 20th century
Height (cm) 38 cm
Width (cm) 7.5 cm
Materials Bois
Shipping Cost 18
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 69620, Ternand, France

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