Ancestor statue (1) - Wood - Asante - Ghana

Description
Ancestor statue (1) - Wood - Asante - Ghana
Excellent

Ashanti fertility doll, made to be carried by women who had trouble getting pregnant. They embodied the desired child and were worshipped and sometimes also used for rituals and sacrifices by the healer.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Ancestor statue
Ethnic group/ culture
Asante
Region/ country
Ghana
Material
Wood
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
26×10×2 cm
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