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African Ashanti Female Fertility Figure Carved Wood 19th / 20th Century Nr For Sale
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WONDERFUL CARVED WOODEN AFRICAN ASHANTI FEMALE FERTILITY FIGURE
LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY
About 6" x 7" x 21 1/2" tall.
Beautifully carved female Ashanti fertility figure. Carved wood with fiber accessories including anklet, earrings and necklace. Seated figure with thoroughly carved incised scarification. Iron tack eyes. Brass nose ring.
The Ashanti, or Asante are a nation and ethnic group who live predominantly in and native to Ashanti, Asanteman. And in Ghana. They speak Asante and are of Akan origin. Prior to European colonization, the Ashanti people developed a large and influential empire in West Africa. The Ashanti later developed the powerful Ashanti Confederacy or Asanteman and became the dominant presence in the region.
Excellent. Minor chips and small drying split (visible in the images) . Nice dry old surface. A WONDERFUL TRIBAL AFRICAN MASK.
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