First half 20th century - gray patinated
A fine Lobi with raised arm and lip plug LOBI tribe, Burkina Faso. and dated first half 20th century
Height: 58 cm or 22.80 inches . Sold with a metal stand. Wood, gray patina, remains of chicken feathers offerings, sacrificial blood traces,
Our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Buy African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.
PROVENANCE: Bought a few years back at Bernaerts a local auction house here in Antwerp.
Photo: Old lobi woman wearing lip plugs- Lobi people, Burkina Faso.
Photos of the Lobi shrine from http://www.dogon-lobi.ch/lobialbum.htm
Lobi Bateba Duntundara ('Bateba Ti Puo' belongs to the type of Dangerous People ), they represent a defense attitude to block the house for invisible spirit enemies and protect from sorcery.
The Lobi people live in between Burkina Fasso, to the Ivory Coast and also into Ghana.
Please note: Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden who guarantees this product's authenticity.
Free shipping. Sent by registered and insured mail, or pick it up in Antwerp an see the rest of my collection.
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