Large African granary door -UVI (POVE) 97 cm - Wood - Gabon

Description
Large African granary door -UVI (POVE) 97 cm - Wood - Gabon
Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Magnificent Large Granary Door used by the Masquette Tribe of Gabon
A Masquette guardian ornaments this door.
It was used to protect the grain from invaders.
The whole configuration on the panel was carved in relief and decorated with different shades of kaolin, including brown-red, white and black.

Private collection.

Lot details
Object
Large African granary door -UVI (POVE) 97 cm
Region/ country
Gabon
Material
Wood
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
97×28×97 cm
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