fetish figures (3) - wood, pigments, kaolin - Aklama - Ada - Ghana

Description
fetish figures (3) - wood, pigments, kaolin - Aklama - Ada - Ghana
2nd half 20th century - Good

Three 'Aklama' fetish figures of the Adan Ewe Ethnic Group
These characters in light-weighted wood are ritual objects of the voodoo cult, used by the Ewe who speak the Adangbe/Ada language from Ghana, and who are established near the Togolese border.
These statuettes embody the diverse deities related to hunting, common to the Yoruba and to the Ewe.
1: 22 x 3,5 x 1,5 cm
2: 19 x 4 x 2,5 cm
3: 22,5 x 4,5 x 3,5 cm

Lot details
Total nr of items
3
Object
fetish figures
Indigenous object name
Aklama
Ethnic group/ culture
Ada
Region/ country
Ghana
Material
wood, pigments, kaolin
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
22×3×2 cm
Weight
180 g
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