Lot: 13985th Tribal Art Auction
Burkina Faso, Bwa
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|German Private Collection||H: 62,5 cm||
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wood, matt patina, polychrome paint, with projecting (crocodile)snout and jagged forehead-nose-ridge, carved with ornamental decor, remains of bark wood and cord on the backside, min. dam., missing parts through insect caused damage, cracks, traces of abrasion; crocodiles are considered as guardians of standpipes. They also play an important role within the worship of the ancestors.