Lot: 147


Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
French Collection H: 24.8 inch 6000 EUR / 12000 EUR

wood, rest., base

This skilfully carved figure shows a beautiful young woman with elaborate hairstyle and lavish scarification marks. Her feminine forms and the child she carries on her back symbolise motherhood and refer to the important ideas of fertility and birth, to ensure the prosperity of the cycle of life.

ADHRC: 0210408