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SMALL Figure/Fragment OF A MOTHER AND CHILD

Lobi, Burkina Faso 12 CM.£580

Fragment of Mother and Child Figure. Lobi Culture, Burkina Faso

 

This unusual fragment depicts a mother who carries a small baby on her back. The mother bears a pleasing expression, and the baby looks slightly upwards and to one side. The figure, possibly a form of personal fetish, has been carved from a medium density wood showing remnants of charred remains around the figures torso area.

 

Ex Private Collection Belgium

Estimated Period: First Half of 20th Century

 

Condition Report

 

The lower section of the mother and child figure is missing, with traces of charcoal present as a result of possible fire damage.

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