Mid 20th Century - Good condition
Ceremonial spoon Baule
This spoon is an excellent example of Baule art. The head is carved in detail with typical Baule expression. The handle shows geometrical motifs. Honest soft patine and the good condition (small damage at the lower side of the spoon -see last photo). A true collectors item.
Among the Baule ceremonial spoons like this come in various forms and the handles are simple or elaborate with carved animal or human heads or figures and usually decorated with geometric motifs. Elaborate and figural spoons such as this are best described as feast ladles used by their owner to offer food during public feasts or special ceremonies. The use of spoons as prestige objects is also wide spread in the Baule and Dan regions.
Size: 50x 8cm
Shipping method: Shipping via Post NL international. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery.
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