Lobi, Burkina Faso, 19th - early 20th century
This Lobi figure is carved in an archaic style. The eyes are carved in
a cowry shell shape. The body has strong cubistic lines. It has a deep
and thick encrusted sacrificial surface. There are very old breaks where
the bottom-portion of both legs are missing. There is a stabilized age
crack on the back.
The height is 9 inches.
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