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Akan fertility statue - Ghana

Lot reference 921879
Akan fertility statue - Ghana

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$ 390 Bidder 0865
09-11-2014 20:26:11
$ 334 Bidder 6293
09-11-2014 19:45:11
$ 245 Bidder 9387
09-11-2014 19:29:13
$ 222 Bidder 3635
06-11-2014 13:11:46
$ 111 Bidder 3635
06-11-2014 13:09:46
$ 71 Bidder 9236
06-11-2014 12:26:26
$ 50 Bidder 0865
01-11-2014 21:34:55

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.

Free delivery. Sent by insured and registered mail with Track & Trace.

Please note: the seller guarantees the authenticity of this product.

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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 69
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    All ways perfect transactions, excellent seller. Thank you

    fernando4878 May 24, 2017

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    Tutto bene. Oggetto interessante

    renatowiki May 23, 2017

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    Vendeur de haut niveau, service parfait

    PRIMDAN April 8, 2017

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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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