Rare maternity sculpture - Senufo - Côte Ivoire

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Rare maternity sculpture - Senufo - Côte Ivoire
2nd half of 20th century good condition

Here is an intriguing Senufo work with an intense presence.

Sitting on the floor with her little folded legs, elongated and scarified body, outstretched arms , hands folded over the belly and breast (symbolic of fertility and maternity??), long neck carried forward, beautiful classic face with fine curves scarifications and deep expression.

It is necessary to contemplate this piece for a long time to soak up its silent and internalized presence.

26 cm height

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