Iron Snake with double head - Black iron - Lobi - Burkina Faso

Description
Iron Snake with double head - Black iron - Lobi - Burkina Faso
1st half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Beautiful Lobi Iron Snake, from Burkina Faso.
Iron snakes, planted in the ground, were used to protect specific areas. For this one, with a double head, it was most probably crops.
Great patina for this item of large size.
Tribally used, for collectors.
The wooden base visible on the pictures is part of the transaction. The snake can be removed from it if needed.

Total height : 67 cms.

Lot details
Object
Iron Snake with double head
Ethnic group/ culture
Lobi
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Material
Black iron
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
67×0×0 cm
Weight
0.7 kg
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