Blacksmith Fetish - Bobo - Burkina Faso flag

Blacksmith Fetish - Bobo - Burkina Faso
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Object description :

"Blacksmith Fetish - Bobo - Burkina Faso"
Fetish used by blacksmiths. He presents a stylized elongated wooden face covered with abundant hair made of vegetable fibers and plastic. Everything is held at the back by an upholstery nail and strings. There are still beautiful traces of gilding on the face, gilding probably made with gold leaf.
Usual patina.
Bob people, Burkina Faso,
2nd half of the 20th century
H: 27 cm
Sold with its base
Price : 380 €
Artist : Bobo
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Etat d'usage

Material : Bois, clous de tapissier, fibres végétales et de plastiques, dorure
Height : 27 cm

Reference : 649762
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