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Description

A Carved wooden female effigy with highly stylized form and shown holding a child at her waist. The figure was carved from a heavy dense wood and has a very well weathered and eroded surface with layers of organic material applied to its surface, suggesting a long time as a shrine idol. Lobi peoples, Burkina faso, West Africa.

Condition

fair, heavily eroded with sacrificial patina

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A Lobi Bateba Maternity Shrine Idol, African Art

Estimate $500 - $1,500Jan 25, 2020
Starting Price $50
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