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Baoule Waka sona statue - Ivory Coast - African Art Tribal Art
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  • Title: Baoule Waka sona statue - Ivory Coast - African Art Tribal Art
  • Item Category: Statue, chief, figure
  • Date/Period: Second half 20th century
  • Origin: Ivory Coast
  • Materials: Wood, pearls
  • Dimensions: 16,93 Inch
  • Weight: 2,09 Pounds
  • Note: Stand not included.
  • Additional Information: A sixty ethnic groups populate Côte d'Ivoire, including the Baoulé, in the centre, Akans from Ghana, the savannah people, hunting and farming, as well as the Gouro, whose ritual cults and sculpted masks they borrowed. Two types of statues are produced by the Baoulé, Baulé, in the ritual setting: The statues Waka-Sona, being of wood in baoulé, evoke a assed oussou, being from the earth. They are part of a type of statues intended to be used as a medium tool by the soothsayers komian, the latter being selected by the spirits asye usu in order to communicate the revelations of the afterlife. The second type of statues are the 'spouses of the afterlife, male, Blolo bian or feminine, the blolo bia, which are akin to a quest for fullness by seeking homage to his idealized sexual opposite.

    Reserve: $179.00

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    Baoule Waka sona statue - Ivory Coast - African Art Tribal Art

    Estimate $326 - $378
    Jun 22, 2022
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  • Title: Baoule Waka sona statue - Ivory Coast - African Art Tribal Art
  • Item Category: Statue, chief, figure
  • Date/Period: Second half 20th century
  • Origin: Ivory Coast
  • Materials: Wood, pearls
  • Dimensions: 16,93 Inch
  • Weight: 2,09 Pounds
  • Note: Stand not included.
  • Additional Information: A sixty ethnic groups populate Côte d'Ivoire, including the Baoulé, in the centre, Akans from Ghana, the savannah people, hunting and farming, as well as the Gouro, whose ritual cults and sculpted masks they borrowed. Two types of statues are produced by the Baoulé, Baulé, in the ritual setting: The statues Waka-Sona, being of wood in baoulé, evoke a assed oussou, being from the earth. They are part of a type of statues intended to be used as a medium tool by the soothsayers komian, the latter being selected by the spirits asye usu in order to communicate the revelations of the afterlife. The second type of statues are the 'spouses of the afterlife, male, Blolo bian or feminine, the blolo bia, which are akin to a quest for fullness by seeking homage to his idealized sexual opposite.

    Reserve: $179.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $55.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
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    Good, see pictures.

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