Fertility Doll with legs - Wood - Akwaba - Asante - Ghana

Description
Fertility Doll with legs - Wood - Akwaba - Asante - Ghana
Good

Beautiful Ashanti doll, from Ghana.
The item is orned with loin cloth at the belt, and necklaces of old glass beads.
The patina has differences of color and thickness.
Scarce representation, with legs.
Such dolls were used to enhance women's fertility.


Lot details
Object
Fertility Doll with legs
Indigenous object name
Akwaba
Ethnic group/ culture
Asante
Region/ country
Ghana
Material
Wood
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
45×16×8 cm
Weight
0.39 kg
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