Seated dignitary - KULANGO - North East Ivory Coast/Ghana

Seated dignitary - KULANGO - North East Ivory Coast/Ghana
Figure from 1960, good condition

Koulango (north east region of Ivory Coast)

Seated wooden male Kulango figure. Carved from one piece of wood.

The figure is from 1960 and therefore rare.

It comes from a Frankfurt collection.

Dimensions: h: 38 cm, w: 11 cm, d: 13 cm

Shipping: insured shipping via DHL with tracking number.
A very rare antique piece.

Text, Wikipedia:
The Kulango are a people from the Ivory Coast and Ghana, they are divided into two groups.

The Kulango-Bouna live in Ghana in the central west on the border of Burkina Faso. The estimated number of Kulango-Bouna is said to be 15,500 to 22,000 people. They are also called Nkuraeng, Buna-Kulango or Bouna-Koulango. Approximately 188,000 Bouna inhabit the Ivory Coast. Thus, about 210,000 Bouna live in both countries combined.

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