Lot: 83

92e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Tête commémorative "mma"

Ghana, Akan - Kwahu

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
René Rickli, Olten, Switzerland H: 33 cm Vendu

ceramic/ terracotta, blackish coating, rep., base A characteristic of Kwahu sculpture are disc-shaped heads resting on a ringed neck. Both were a symbol of beauty with the Kwahu and strongly remind of the fertility dolls of the Akan.