Carved wooden idol from the Lobi of Burkina Faso, West Africa. Known as a "Bateba Ti Puo " this style of sculpture were created to be placed on village shrines to act as mediums to the spirit world. On custom display stand.Condition Report: Loss to bottom of sculpture, otherwise intactProvenance: The Robert Kinsky collection, PennsylvaniaDimensions: 11 x 10 inchesDate: Early to mid 20th century
Well worn , appears overall intact.
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Old Lobi Bateba Ti Puo Shrine idol , African Tribal Art