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Akan fertility statue - Ghana

Lot reference 921879
Akan fertility statue - Ghana

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Mid-twentieth century Akan figure. 30 cm or 11.8 inches . Fair condition.

Compared to the large amount of Akwaba fertility statues , complete statues from the Akan with feets are rare. This one reinvented modern shapes , and the result is remarkable.

Height 30 cm crack in the face , see pictures. Sold without stand.
This female figure beautifully illustrates the beauty canons of the Akan tribe: perfect balance of features and pose , body summarized in basic volumes , strongly curved shapes , rings arount the neck , sleek face treatment. The squared head is subtly highlighted by the solid line of the eyebrows, which forms a continuity with the nose and large ears. Note the special Feet treatment, scarification in the back at the shoulders . The rich patina helps in all likelihood to interpret it's use , as a altar statue, or divination .

Can be viewed or picked up, if desired, at David Norden's African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.
Sold with a written description of the tribe and with the private opinion of David Norden.

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    KaptanKrunch November 12, 2017

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    Toujours du Grand D.Norden = Très beau masque Goli avec belle patine d'utilisation- pigments rouges intenses-FANTASTIQUE
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    lovviere October 18, 2017

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    Alles perfect in orde. Zeer goede aankoop.
    Nogmaals dank. Jos belde
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    Josbelde October 9, 2017

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    Allways perfect transactions, excellent seller.
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    fernando4878 August 31, 2017

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    Ce masque Guere/Wobe dégage à la fois force et sérénité. De plus le masque a été livré en 24h chrono!!! Du jamais vu......
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    lovviere August 24, 2017

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