Lot: 21277th tribal art auction
Figure féminine debout
Côte d'Ivoire, Guro
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|H: 39 cm||
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wood, dark brown patina, partly encrusted, traces of black paint, banded tattoos on forhead and nape, helmet-like coiffure with grooved middle parting, slightly dam., cracks (left side of the head, base);
the Guro call figural sculptures "mi iri nä" - "small wooden persons". They are not associated with the ancestral cult. As ritual objects they are rather displayed on special shrines, called "zuzu".