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Bloblo-bla figure- BAULE - Ivory Coast

Lot reference 16160625
Bloblo-bla figure- BAULE - Ivory Coast

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Current bid $49
Next minimum bid $56
Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $32.30
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Mid 20th Century - Excellent condition

Female Baule figure (bloblo)

This elegantly carved female figure represents a sculpture made for a spirit wife. The left side of the face shows a traditional repaired small crack. And the base of the figure shows some damage due to use. All by all still in good condition.
These figures represent an ideal of man or womanhood, embodying not only physical perfection, but social, moral and intellectual achievement. Spirit spouse sculptures can be seen as a kind of opposite sex alter ego. The Baule are one of a number of African groups who believe that before birth, human beings all had Blolo bla (spirit wife) and Blolo bian (spirit husband) spouses in the other
world who can influence their lives.

Material: wood
Height: 34 cm.
Weight: 424 gr.

Shipping method: Post Nl registered with track and trace (signature upon delivery).

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Feedback score: 100.0
Reviews given: 16
Member since: January 31, 2016
  • Excellent customer service.

    RayM63 October 15, 2018

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    Super, conforme à mon attente , masque en parfait état , merci pour tout
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    SBK March 28, 2018

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    Geheel conform aanbieding. Verzorgde verzending.
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    Bretonnier March 20, 2018

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    Très beau masque punu.incontestablement usages intensifs mais très fragile avec par endroits quelques manques dûs à l'usure et pas toujours visibles sur les photos ,sur les coiffes notamment .
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    lovviere May 31, 2017

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    PARFAIT
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    VIOTJEANLOUIS February 21, 2017

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    Très belle cloche, bien emballée.
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    Gambert February 16, 2017

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    magnifique pièce, tout est en ordre!
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    pielor February 7, 2017

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    Bel objet, réception rapide et emballage top
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    zoecat December 17, 2016

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    Objet en parfait état, fidèle à la description, envoi très bien sécurisé.
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    Spinifex December 1, 2016

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    fast shipping, good package. Very good figurine, thank you very much
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    contemaltese57 August 26, 2016

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United States $32.30
Austria $26.08
Belgium $18.63
Canada $32.30
Denmark $26.08
France $18.63
Germany $18.63
Ireland $26.08
Italy $18.63
Luxembourg $18.63
Netherlands $10.68
Norway $26.08
Poland $26.08
Portugal $26.08
Spain $18.63
Sweden $26.08
Switzerland $26.08
United Kingdom $18.63
Rest of Europe $26.08
Anywhere else $32.30

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