A female Senufo statue

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A female Senufo statue from the Korhogo region, zone of Sinematialé, standing on a high base, scarifications emanate from the bulging navel in a star shape, further scarifications above the navel, on the chest, the back and on the face, the figure wears a long loincloth and two bracelets on the upper and lower arms, the right hand holds a kind of vessel, an elongated head sits on a long neck, the round mouth shows the teeth, the tip of the nose is broad and the root merges into the eyebrows, the almond-shaped eyes are closed, a three-piece braid hairstyle, on the head a two-handled basket; a damage above the left breast, a very fine touch patina, especially on the face, chest and arms. Provenance Mohamed Belo Garba.

Lit.: Burkhard Gottschalk: Senufo. Massa und die Statuen des Poro, Düsseldorf 2002; Kat. Ausst. Die Kunst der Senufo: Elfenbeinküste. Mit einem Beitrag von Till Förster, Staatliche Museen der Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Museum für Völkerkunde Berlin, 16.11.1990 – 24.2.1991, Berlin 1990; Die Kunst der Senufo, Museum Rietberg Zürich, aus Schweizer Sammlung, Zürich 1988; Homberger Lorenz: Künstler in Werkstätten der Senufo. In: Afrikanische Meister. Kunst der Elfenbeinküste, Zurüch 2014;

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Height: 114 cm
Weight: 10,8 kg

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Weight 10.8 kg