A female Senufo Rhythm Pounder

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A female Senufo Rhythm Pounder, Deble, Ivory Coast, standing on a tall cylindrical base, slender slightly bent legs, the abstract elongated torso with pointed navel surrounded by ornamental scarification patterns, rounded shoulders, the fragile arms terminating in stylized hands, resting in front, the cylindrical long neck supporting an oval face with a pointed chin, a small protruding mouth, ring-shaped ears, piercedbi469 through, the fascial plane with fine stylized features showing a high degree of abstraction, framed by a domed coiffure; fine brownish patina with significant traces of use, several cracks.

Lit.: Burkhard Gottschalk: Senufo. Massa und die Statuen des Poro, 2002; Staatliche Museen der Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Museum für Völkerkunde Berlin, Die Kunst der Senufo, Elfenbeinküste. Mit einem Beitrag von Till Förster, 1990; Museum Rietberg Zürich, Die Kunst der Senufo aus Schweizer Sammlungen, 1988; Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi: Senufo unbound. Dynamics of art and identity in West Africa, Cleveland 2015.

Height: 169 cm
Weight: 3.70 kg

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Weight 3.7 kg