2nd half 20th century - Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
|Total nr of items:||1|
|Object:||Fertility doll with beautiful and many ornate hand carving|
|Indigenous object name:||Akuaba|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Ashanti|
|Period:||2nd half 20th century|
|Condition:||Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
Beautiful Akuaba doll hand carved in tropical wood - Ashanti doll from Ghana.
This doll has beautiful graceful carvings on the body, head and on the back of the head it indicates the personality,
Among the Ashanti people in Ghana, women who are hoping for offspring wear these Akuaba dolls in their clothes on their backs.
Before and during pregnancy, the doll is treated like a real child and they cover the "child" with decorative beads.
Once the Akuaba doll has reached its goal, the mother of the desired child places it on her house altar where it is worshipped in a sanctuary, or she passes it on to the next generation.
Traditionally, these Akuaba dolls have a large round flat head reminiscent of its origins as a depiction of the moon goddess, which is associated with fertility,
It has a height of 33 cm.
Width of head 14.5 cm.
Depth: 5.5 cm.
The doll is in very good condition with very small spots of wear and tear.
Will be safely packaged and shipped by registered mail.
Catawiki member since January 28, 2015, received 52 reviews in total (37 in last 12 months)
|Feedback score:||100% (37 reviews)|
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Ik zou wel twee of drie duimen geven als die er waren
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Bel objet reçu rapidement dans un SUPER emballage! Merci!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Zeer goed verpakt en snel bij mij in huis.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.zeer tevreden de kavel onbeschadigd ontvangen was goed verpakt en voldeed aan de omschrijving en gewekte verwachting .
Order #7 from this Seller! ANOTHER PERFECT packaging job to insure safe delivery 11,304 miles to GUAM/USA! Always great to communicate with! THANK YOU again!
BEST SELLER! Always packs to survive 11,304 miles to GUAM/USA! Delft garniture as described. THANK YOU again!
Heel snel geleverd en zeer goed verpakt. Vriendelijke verkoper en een goed product. Alles precies zoals op de foto's. Ben er erg blij mee.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.The bottles was just like the photos.
The seller was very very helpful and polite and good in communication.
The packing was wonderful !!!!
Very trustworthy dealer.
Don’t hesitate to bay from him!
Order # 5 from this Seller...ALWAYS PERFECT PACKAGING for this Delft Vase Garniture to survive 11,631 miles to GUAM/USA! THANK YOU!
Prompt delivery, items packed well for transportation.
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|Rest of Europe||$27.49|
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: Beerzerveld (), The Netherlands.