Sculpture - Wood - Bamana - Mali

Description
Sculpture - Wood - Bamana - Mali
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

A Jonyeleni sculpture of the Baniko region, posted with flattened feet on a rectangular, rounded base, the shortened legs ending up in prominent buttocks, the droplike torso with a protruding abdomen, conical breasts, the rounded shoulders terminating in openwork arms in angulated position, the columnar neck surmounted by an oval head with a flattened fascial plane, a small pointed mouth beneath a slender nose, framed by metal eyes, the single crested coiffure and short pigtails are showing a young woman before it's marriage.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Ethnic group/ culture
Bamana
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Wood
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
72×0×0 cm
Weight
4.1 kg
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