Ancestor statue - Wood - Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (France, Paris) - Sénoufo - Ivory Coast

Description
Ancestor statue - Wood - Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (France, Paris) - Sénoufo - Ivory Coast
1st half 20th century - Excellent

Beautiful Senufo Figurine (Ivory Coast), smooth and dynamic sculpture (nice back curve, the arms are projected frontwards).

Lovely thin head. Feminine representation reflecting the style of the central region of the Senufo country. This type of statuette has all of the characteristics of a pestle figure of the Poro, Senufo community initiatory institution. Wood with a wonderful patina of wear.

Lot details
Object
Ancestor statue
Indigenous object name
Ancienne collection Robert Lemariey (France, Paris)
Ethnic group/ culture
Sénoufo
Region/ country
Ivory Coast
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
43×10×10 cm
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