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Pectoral "akrafokonmu" (soul washer disc) - Baule - Ivory Coast
Ethnic group
Baule
Origin
Ivory Coast
Provenance
Private collection, Germany
Material
Gold alloy
Size
D: 11 cm
Description
Wax thread technology. The concentric circles are called "tadee" or water ponds because they resemble the circular waves that arise when an object is thrown into calm water. One suspects a connection with the cleaning rites of the soul wash.
Price:   800,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  24-146
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