Old, wooden ancestor statue, LOSSO tribe, North-Togo, approx. 1950
Old, hardwood tribal ancestor statue of the LOSSO tribe in Northern Togo. Stylistically strong statue, minimalistic in its shaping, and containing fine traces of use and aging. The photos reflect this accurately. The statue is neatly mounted on a stand.
Height: 48 cm (52 cm foot included)
Width: 14 cm
Weight: 2465 grams
Origin: Northern Togo
Date: Mid-20th century
Provenance: From the private collection of Peter Beaujean (ex-gallery Tounkara, Rotterdam)