Lot: 205

96th Auction

Fertility doll "akua'ba"

Ghana, Fante

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Alex Vömel, Düsseldorf, Germany H: 9.8 inch 450 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, kaolin, miniature glass beads, beautiful used patina

This doll unusually has a shallow depression at chest level.

Presumably, the object was to be given even more power by inserting magical ingredients.