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This is a very nice Old mated Baule male and female Spirit couple from West Africa. carved wood with refined features and facial treatment, The couple are elegantly carved with raised tribal scars, and elaborate coiffure, note the males hand on beard and female holding infant child. A truly beautiful mated couple.Such idols are known as "Blolo Bian and Blolo Bla" among the Baule peoples. Images of not only physical perfection, but moral, social and intellectual achievement.The male measures 18.75 inches tall, and the female is 17 inches tall.

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Overall Good condition

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$100.00

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A Fine Baule Male & Female Spirit couple ~ African Art

Estimate $500 - $800Dec 27, 2016
1800 Revere Blvd
BRIGANTINE, NJ 08203
United States
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