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Senufo statue (Ivory Cost)/SOLD

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Antique and very nice Senufo statue

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Ancient and very beautiful Senufo statuette (Ivory Coast), delicate and dynamic sculpture (beautiful arch of the back, arms projected forward)
Nice thin head with scarifications on the temples. Male representation that reflects the style of the central region of the Senufo country, this type of statuette has all the characteristics of a pillar statue of the poro, a senufo community initiatory institution. Wood with a beautiful patina of use. Slots visible in the photos. Height: 35.50 cm
Provenance: Ketterer Gallery, Munich, 1981
Sale London, Sotheby's, 28 November 1983
Private collection, France


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