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36. A fine Lobi with raised arm and lip plug - LOBI tribe - Burkina Faso

A fine Lobi with raised arm and lip plug - LOBI tribe - Burkina Faso

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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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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 66
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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    L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.

    pierreguerin2 February 19, 2017

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    Transaction parfaite

    PRIMDAN February 10, 2017

  • Reclamar a Catawiki a la menor incidencia. La figura llegó mal embalada y rota!. He tenido que devolverla al vendedor y este "señor" no ha querido reembolsarme los gastos. Mal profesional.

    kiti14 January 30, 2017

    Response by seller
    Accidents can happen during transport. the feets of a terracota figure broke during transport.Client has been paid back.

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