AFRICA, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Tribal Group: Baule (Baoule)

Carving, wood male spirit figure
with beard, Baule coiffure,hands
at abdomen.
Standing on a
wood extension of the original
carved material

12 1/2" high x 2" wide

ca. 1970s ~ Carver Unknown

Such carvings were done in Baule villages to represent a desirable deceased or fantasy figure who exists on the other side of life.




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