African Art, Lobi Shrine Figure #1419

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This fine figure, also known as Bateba Phuwe usually have no specific defining posture and are often figures with arms straight down. The figures are looking straight ahead and often have a grim look on the face. They were sometimes placed in shrines and could be used for ceremonial events. These figures could have a variety of different functions.


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


  • 20th century
  • Origin: Burkina Faso
  • Excellent condition
  • Ethnic group: Lobi
  • Materials: Wood
  • Weight: 160 grams incl stand
  • Dimensions: 8 x 6.5 x 24 cm
  • Amount (in stock): 1
  • Damage: None

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