Fertility statue - Wood - mossi - Burkina Faso

Description
Fertility statue - Wood - mossi - Burkina Faso
Late 20th century - Good

Height = 88 cm; width = 8 cm; depth = 12.5 cm; weight = 1.53 kilograms,
This object is ancient and was intensively used.
The form of this figurine evokes a fertility doll (biga), but it is not one. This figurine was used by a shaman, when consulted by a woman who could not have children.
Wooden figurine covered with leather from the bottom of the neck to the top of the base.
Fragile balance.
Shipment via express parcel with track & trace (Colissimo Expert).

Lot details
Object
Fertility statue
Ethnic group/ culture
mossi
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Material
Wood
Period
Late 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
88×8×12.5 cm
Weight
1.53 kg
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