Old Lobi statuette (Burkina faso/Côte d'Ivoire), representing a figure with arms raised in the air (gesture made at the time of the funeral by the Lobi women). It is sculpted in a very realistic style, with a rare and interesting hairstyle . The back is arched, the arms longiline with marked elbows, as well as the knees and calves. Wood with a black patina, almost red on the protruding parts. Height: 27 cm. Old collection from the south of France.