Cermonial Lobi Shrine Figure #1396

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This fine Lobi sculpture, (also called "Bateba") could be placed in the family shrine and were used to revere spirits known as "Thil".These figures can have a variety of different functions. This Lobi still has some feathers and traces of wear and tear, which means it was most likely used for ceremonial events or offerings.

Provenance: Private collection. F.d.G in NL / Tribal Art Treasures



  • Mid 20th century
  • Origin: Burkina Faso
  • Excellent condition
  • Ethnic group: Lobi
  • Materials: Wood
  • Weight: 215 grams incl stand
  • Dimensions: 8 x 8 x 26 cm
  • Amount (in stock): 1
  • Damage: Wear and tear

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