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Sculpture - Wood - Fante - Asante - Ghana

Sculpture - Wood - Fante - Asante - Ghana

A seated Fante figure on a typical Akan stool-figure, Ghana.

Collected between 1970 and 1980, private Belgian collection.

Wood, gray pigments, and white kaolin remains
H= 30 cm. Cracks in the wood on body and face ( see pictures) One hole under the chin, feet missing.
The pictures are darker than the statue that is a pale white ocre color.

It probably has been washed for one or another ritual and depicts a proverb..

This finely carved items is guaranteed genuine by David Norden a dealer with more than 25 years experience, and not made for decoration.
A written description will be included in your package.

If you want come see it, or pick it up in Antwerp, otherwise you'll get FREE delivery worldwide, and a WRITTEN DESCRIPTION in each package. All my picture are as close to the original object as possible, and I always take pictures of cracks in the wood without trying to hide them and details. What you see is what you get.

Object Sculpture
Indigenous object name Fante
Ethnic group/ culture Asante
Region/ country Ghana
Material Wood
Period 2nd half 20th century
Condition Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand No
Dimensions 30×9×8 cm
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