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Fertility doll with beautiful and many ornate hand carving (1) - Wood - Akuaba - Ashanti - Ghana

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Fertility doll with beautiful and many ornate hand carving (1) - Wood - Akuaba - Ashanti - Ghana

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Location: The Netherlands
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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
Region/ country: Ghana
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 33×14×5 cm
Weight: 250 g

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.

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    Good quality of the products, excellent packaging, congratulations ! Virgilica
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    Bel objet reçu rapidement dans un SUPER emballage! Merci!
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    Historicus November 29, 2019

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    zeer tevreden de kavel onbeschadigd ontvangen was goed verpakt en voldeed aan de omschrijving en gewekte verwachting .
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    Mooie set keramiek onbegrijpelijk dat daar geen belangstelling voor was. Gaaf en mooi. Bedankt.
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    morphy0-0 September 24, 2019

  • 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!

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    I am a bit late with my response, but I think the feedback I always get from you is great, and that is why I just have to thank you for this. Greetings Hennie
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  • BEST SELLER! Always packs to survive 11,304 miles to GUAM/USA! Delft garniture as described. THANK YOU again!

    user-baf18b4 September 18, 2019

  • 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.

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    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!
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    Good quality of the products, excelent packaging for fragile products. Congratulations !
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    virgilica July 23, 2019

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    user-2fe17fd July 19, 2019

  • Order # 5 from this Seller...ALWAYS PERFECT PACKAGING for this Delft Vase Garniture to survive 11,631 miles to GUAM/USA! THANK YOU!

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    Vasi molto belli ed in ottime condizioni. Confezionamento accurato. pienamente soddisfatti.
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    user-d4611fb May 30, 2019

  • Prompt delivery, items packed well for transportation.

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    J’ai rarement vu un emballage aussi soigné !! Bravo les objets sont arrivés en parfait etat
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    Philip1942 May 2, 2019

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Belgium $21.99
Denmark $21.99
France $21.99
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Italy $21.99
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Spain $21.99
Sweden $21.99
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United Kingdom $21.99
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