Fronde / Slingshot - Baoule - Potomo Waka - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Fronde / Slingshot - Baoule - Potomo Waka - Côte d'Ivoire
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

17 x 7.5 cm.
Wood.
Former collection. France.

Catapults are often figurative, the handle often presents one or many head representations, or even a whole body, inspired by their artistic corpus. We can also find these among the Senufo, the Lobi, etc.
These objects are named Potomo Waka.
The wood presents magnificent wear.

Shipment within 24 working hours.
Track and trace included.
With acknowledgement of receipt.

Tags: mask, figurine, sculpture, figure, statuette, wood, art, contemporary, first, primitive, tribal, African, antiquity, artwork, gallery, Picasso, Giacometti, Africa, African art, cubism.

Lot details
Object
Fronde / Slingshot
Indigenous object name
Potomo Waka
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Baoule
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
17×7×0 cm
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