Female figure, Ashanti, Ghana.
Standing female ancestor figure with a slender body framed by free worked arms with the hands resting on the abdomen, wearing a string of glass beads around the hips, sloping shoulders, the neck carved with rings carrying a circular head with tribe-typical facial features, prominent eyebrows, cross-shaped incisions on the cheeks, pierced ears and a coiffure with nine strands of braided hair.
Light brown wood, remains of black paint, shiny patina, cracks, min. dam., traces of wear and use, on MDF base.
H: 25,7 cm - 10.12 inch.