Ancestor figures (6) - Wood - Adan/Ewe - Togo

Description
Ancestor figures (6) - Wood - Adan/Ewe - Togo
2nd half 20th century - Good

A varied collection of ancestoral figures used on family altars to communicate with the ancestors and of different styles and designs. The wooden figures are covered in ocre and white kaolin which is applied ritually when communicating. Mind the diverse display of different heads with cut-out eyes. Nice original pieces.
Heights differ between; 19-26 cm long.
Collected in Lomé/Togo in the 1990's.

Lot details
Total nr of items
6
Object
Ancestor figures
Ethnic group/ culture
Adan/Ewe
Region/ country
Togo
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
18×5×2 cm
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