A female Senufo Rhythmpounder – called Déblé –Northern Ivory Coast, around Korhogo, upraising from a cylindrical, base with nearly straight legs, the openwork arms carved beside a slender body with a pointed navel, the elongated neck supporting a an oval head with pointed chin, framed by semicircular ears, wearing a domed, single crested coiffure, scarification patterns at the arms and around the navel; aged shiny patina in partitcuar at the upperarms.
Gottschalk Burkhard, “Senufo, Massa und die Statuen des poro”, Glaze Anita J. , “Art and Death in a Senufo Village”, Indiana University Press, Bloomington 1981, Goldwater Robert, “Senufo Sculpture from West Africa” – The Museum of Primitive Art New York, 1964
1.200 – 1.600,- Euro
Height: 121 cm Weight: 7,8 kg
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