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Large carved wooden idol from the Lobi peoples of Burkina faso, West Africa. Carved from a heavy dense wood and featuring a male ancestor with his arm raised high in the air. The Lobi carve bateba to act as mediums to the spirit world and would place them on local shrines. An impressive example. Measures 29 x 13 inches.


Well weathered, Overall solid and good condition.

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Monumental Lobi Bateba Ti Puo Shrine Idol African Art

Estimate $300 - $600Dec 27, 2016
1800 Revere Blvd
United States
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