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Maternity figure (6) - Wood - Akua ba - Asante - Ghana

Lot reference 30935517
Maternity figure (6) - Wood - Akua ba - Asante - Ghana

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Location: Netherlands
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2nd half 20th century - As new - unused

Total nr of items: 6
Object: Maternity figure (More lots)
Indigenous object name: Akua ba
Ethnic group/ culture: Asante
Region/ country: Ghana
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: As new - unused
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 26×6×11 cm
Weight: 1.5 kg

Lot of 6 sitting Akua ba's, maternity figurines.

The original Akua ba dolls are carried on the back of women either hoping to conceive a child, or to ensure the attractiveness of the child being carried. When not in active use, the akua'ba would be ritually washed and cared for."

These Akua ba's are nursing a child and are ment to prosper motherhood after the child is born.


Provenance:
Private collection of Floris van Luin, The Netherlands.





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  • Llego en perfectas condiciones. Me ha decepcionado bastante, es una pena que no lo enviasen con el soporte. No lo volvería a comprar, había opciones mucho más interesantes por éste precio

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    user-c873ca1 September 25, 2019

  • Thank you - we received the stool in good shape.

    If you have any other interesting stuff for resale, I would love to hear from you.
    Best regards, Ragnar - norddahl@artech.dk

    Norddahl August 9, 2019

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Austria $27.14
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Netherlands $9.03
Spain $27.14
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United Kingdom $27.14
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