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Fertility doll
Fertility doll
Fertility doll
Fertility doll
Fertility doll
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Fertility doll
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Fertility doll "Akua'ba" - Fante - Ghana
Ethnic group
Fante
Origin
Ghana
Provenance
Joachim Schlotterbeck, Wurzburg (1926-2007). Oskar Oberle Wurzburg, Zemanek-Münster, Wurzburg
Material
Wood
Size
H: 32 cm
Description
Light brown wood, kaolin, black paint, crowned by horn-like coiffure, min. dam., fine cracks, slight traces of abrasion, socle; such figures symbolize the female ideal of stability, balance and dignity and represent the principle of succession, meaning that the heritage is passed on by the female persons of the family.
Price:   950,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  21-89
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