Picture pair - Wood - Baoulé - Ivory Coast

Description
Picture pair - Wood - Baoulé - Ivory Coast
1st half 20th century - Excellent

Our figurine couple presents the male " Blolo-Bla " and the female " Blolo-Bian " ancestor.
This "Blolo" pair manifested itself mostly at night in a dream and then still with serial content.
Placed in the house altar, they were revered, fed and washed to solve the practical and spiritual problems of the owner.

Ex. Gal. " Gulden snee " , Mon Steyaert , rue Lebeau 12 , 1000 Bruxelles (see publicity in " Arts d'Afrique Noire " , 1975 . )
Ex. Private collection. Brussels.

Semi hard wood type.
Dark brown oily patina with a black oil libation layer.
Details coloured white.
A lot of rubbing marks over the whole of both figures.
Dust deposit on both figurines
Restoration left edge of the coiffure of the man.
Dry bottom.

Very aesthetic BAULE - couple!

Shipment with track & trace.

Lot details
Object
Picture pair
Ethnic group/ culture
Baoulé
Region/ country
Ivory Coast
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
53×12×13 cm
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