A female Bete sculpture

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Category: SKU: FXB06529

Description

A female Bete sculpture, standing on wedgeshaped feet, slightly bent legs, prominent buttocks, a columnar torso with pointed navel, scarification patterns all over the abdomen and the hanging breasts, the arms carved close to the body, a thick, elongated neck supporting an ovoid head with fascial features, which are influenced by the Dan people, an asymmetric coiffure with three pigtails, one with an old repair; fine, partly glossy patina, which shows a longlasting ritual use by a touch-patina in particular on the neck.

Height: 74 cm
Weight: 4,6 kg

Additional information

Weight 4.6 kg