A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure
A Lobi figure

A Lobi figure

GJM00196

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A Lobi figure, Ghana part of the Lobi land, a block-like design, slightly bent knees, angular shoulders leading to flattened arms attached to the body, the head with a triangular nose, bulging eyes, asymmetric ears projecting outwardly, the head capped by a cap-like coiffure; a brown surface with signs of a sacrificial practice, several cracks, damages on the back of the head, on the torso and legs.

Lit: Daniela Bognolo: Lobi. Visions of Africa, 2007 Milan; Floros & Sigrid Katsouros/Stephan und Petra Herkenhoff: Anonyme Schnitzer der Lobi, Hannover 2006; Piet Meyer: Kunst und Religion der Lobi, Zürich 1981; Galerie Flak: Magie Lobi, Paris 2003; Floros Katsouros: Lobi - Figuren, chefs d'oeuvre und Kultobjekte, Hannover 2013; Kat. Ausst.: Lobi. Westafrikanische Skulpturen aus der Sammlung Greschik, anlässlich der Ausstellung „Die Entdeckung des Individuums“, Lutherstadt Wittenberg 2016, Berlin 2016.

Height: 34 cm
Weight: 600 g