Large Lobi figure, with wood patina of use. Representative a figure, standing with arms glued to the body. Erosion damage at the base of the figure from insects and age. This figure presents the aesthetic canons typical of the Lobi, distinguished by the quality of its sculpture and the remarkable dynamics of the volumes. This figure has been approved as being authentic with significant signs of tribal use and age. Figure from the Batié region of Burkina faso.
We find the Lobi people in Burkina Faso, few in Ghana and in Northern of Ivory Coast.
Piece accompanied by its certificate of authenticity.
Provenance: Ex French Collection
Estimated date: Mid 20 century
Country: Burkina Faso
Height: 56 cm
Width: 8 cm
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