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Old & Fine Bateba female fetish - LOBI - Burkina Faso

Lot reference 13148671

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Early 20th century - Very Nice condition

Nicely shaped Bateba female figure in hard & strong wood from the Bonko village, Lobi, Burkina Faso


Estimated Age: Early 20th century
Material: Wood, Deep dusty organic patina
Dimensions: 47 cm ( 18'5") x 9 cm ( 3'5") x 9 cm ( 3'5")
Provenance: Private Belgian Collection.

Western Africa's Lobi are known for their sculpture art of ancestral cult objects as well as figures used in private practices.
Patina encrustedall over attests to the considerable length of time that the figure must have been used in a ritual context.
Here the body stretches out in slightly varied planes, the shoulders thrown back so as not to break the powerful dynamism of the lines. The vertical momentum of the body's volumes, reduced to their essence, is contrasted by the pregnant appearance of the face that suggest Cubism forms and also the Sikiré Kambiré Atelier in Gaoua, Burkina Faso.

Sold with custom metal stand.

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Be primitiveart  

Feedback score: 94.4%
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Member since: April 24, 2017
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    Il est fort dommage que le masque si mal emballé,soit arrivé avec 2 cornes cassées.Payer autant de frais de port pour est un comble!!!!! Un si beau masque Klelie pourtant
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    great pieces, shipped quick and well packed!
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    Oggetto spudoratamente falso.il venditore dice che non è un suo problema.
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    13359 September 5, 2017

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    I always take in consideration the private opinion of others. Kind regards
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    Très beau Bateba Janus, les frais d'expéditions sont un peu élevés mais sont vite acceptés, vu la qualité du produit.Toujours de Belles prestations. Merci.
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    lovviere August 31, 2017

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