Standing female figure, Baule, Ivory Coast.

This is a fine female ancestor figure "blolo bla" from Ivory Coast. Elaborate coiffure and scarifications are signs of a woman's beauty in Baule culture.

Wood, dark brown patina, bead string, rising from a rectangular base with both arms carved close to the body, the big hands with long fingers resting on the abdomen aside a prominent navel, raised scarification marks on the body, an oval face with tribe-typical facial features crowned by a fine grooved coiffure, min. dam., cracks, signs of abrasion, insect caused damage….

H: 34 cm, H: 13,4 inch. 

€ 1175,-   Special offer: € 650,-