Ancestor figure - Beads, Wood - Segou - Bambara - Mali

Description
Ancestor figure - Beads, Wood - Segou - Bambara - Mali
Mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Segou-style is distinct and recognizable by its typical flat faces, arrow-shaped noses, allover body triangular scarifications and, on the figures, splayed hands.
High quality ancestor statue from the BAMBARA tribe of Mali. Good condition and beautifully decorated with African beads.
The figure stands unstable on it`s own. Can easily solved with a coin or piece of cardboard.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Lot details
Object
Ancestor figure
Indigenous object name
Segou
Ethnic group/ culture
Bambara
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Beads, Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
55×10×9 cm
Weight
650 g
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