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Baule Figure of a 'Blolo' spirit spouse.

Lot reference 19203733
Baule Figure of a 'Blolo' spirit spouse.

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Mid 20th century

The Baule people believe that every married man and every married woman have a partner in the ‘other world’ of spirits, that is in the ‘bush’ or in the afterlife. It is possible to communicate with this imaginary partner - called 'Blolo Bian' (male) or 'Blolo Bla' (female) - in order to ask for advice or discuss everyday problems. The present 'Blolo Bla' is made of wood . It has a finely executed, typical Baule hairstyle, a beautiful face, characteristic scarification marks and a prominent navel between her hands.

Dimensions: 41x 9 x 10 cm

This piece is from the collection of Count Simon du Chastel de la Howarderie (1926-2014), obtained through his heirs.

The item will be packaged with the greatest care in a double sided box and shipped with tracking information.

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Catawiki member since February 22, 2018, received 62 reviews in total (62 in last 12 months)

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  • Nice statue, fast delivery, no problems

    ivorybill February 9, 2019

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    user-b32e75c February 6, 2019

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    Livraison rapide et bien protégée.
    Le masque est petit mais d'une grande finesse.
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    BDfan2012 January 28, 2019

  • I bought two itens from diferent sellers and everything was OK.
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    good object - careful packaging - fast delivery - thank you
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    bokkie1 December 8, 2018

  • Artikelen goed aangekomen! Dochter is er blij mee

    user-57855d3 December 4, 2018

  • Lovely African object. Well packed and sent in record time.
    Dependable dealer.

    ctual December 2, 2018

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    Tout bien: rapidité, emballage, objet. Merci.
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    roterde October 11, 2018

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United States $69.95
Austria $34.97
Belgium $29.15
Canada $69.95
China $81.61
Cyprus $34.97
Czech Republic $34.97
Denmark $29.15
Estonia $34.97
Finland $34.97
France $29.15
Germany $29.15
Greece $34.97
Hong Kong, China $110.75
Hungary $34.97
Ireland $34.97
Israel $110.75
Italy $34.97
Japan $110.75
Latvia $34.97
Lithuania $34.97
Luxembourg $29.15
Malta $34.97
Monaco $29.15
Netherlands $29.15
Norway $40.80
Poland $34.97
Portugal $34.97
Romania $34.97
Singapore $110.75
Slovak Republic $34.97
Slovenia $34.97
Spain $34.97
Sweden $34.97
Switzerland $40.80
Taiwan $110.75
Turkey $40.80
United Kingdom $29.15
Rest of Europe $34.97
Anywhere else $110.75

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