Ethnic Lobi Figure, African Art #1410

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This Lobi figure were created to protect the people. The figure is not carved after a person, but after a spirit. It has a split in the back but is still in a good condition. They were usually placed on family altars. It protects the whole family from sickness and bad luck. It could also be used for divination and was passed on from father to son.

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


  • 20th century
  • Origin: Burkina Faso
  • Good condition
  • Ethnic group: Lobi
  • Materials: Wood
  • Weight: 200 grams incl stand
  • Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 21.5 cm
  • Amount (in stock): 1
  • Damage: Split in back

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