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Zoomorphic Cult Figure In Wood, Burkina Faso, Lobi People, Middle Of The 20th Century
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"Zoomorphic Cult Figure In Wood, Burkina Faso, Lobi People, Middle Of The 20th Century"
Origin: Burkina Faso
Culture: Lobi
Antiquity: 1st half of the 20th century
Off stand: 20.2 cm
Condition: Nice gloomy dark patina
Provenance: Former private collection

Appraised by Mr Serge Reynes

Zoomorphic representation of a quadruped camped on its four members. The body of the animal is punctuated by streaks, the right tail fits in the perspective of the whole, the ogee-shaped head with wide round dark eyes.

This type of zoomorphic representation was generally associated with bush spirits or totemic animals and provided protective functions.
Price : 139 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Belle patine sombre brillante

Material : Bois
Length: 20.2 cm hors socle

Reference : 493950
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