Lot of 3 statues of Colonel Baoulé Minister and his guards (3) - Wood - Baoulé - Côte d'Ivoire

Description
Lot of 3 statues of Colonel Baoulé Minister and his guards (3) - Wood - Baoulé - Côte d'Ivoire
Good condition, used with some signs of wear

These figurines were collected in the 1960s.
Magnificent polychromy in a pure style.
Originally, colon figurines were painted with vegetable dyes.
These represent the Whites as perceived by the native Baule.
Progressively, in contact with religious images, Western religions and schools, a tendency to realism began to manifest itself.

Private collection.

Lot details
Total nr of items
3
Object
Lot of 3 statues of Colonel Baoulé Minister and his guards
Ethnic group/ culture
Baoulé
Region/ country
Côte d'Ivoire
Material
Wood
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
36×9×36 cm
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