Phenomenal pregnancy statue, SENOUFO, Ivory Coast, approx.1970
Truly phenomenally sculpted pregnancy statue of the SENOUFO tribe from Ivory Coast. A pregnant woman is seated on an animal, holding a horn in her right hand, signifying welfare. Her belly shows she is highly pregnant. The statue is blessed with red iron powder, of which the remainders are still visible. Fine, varying patina, deep-brown opaque yet glossy colour, and an overall good condition.
LengtH: 26 cm
Weight: 336 grams
Origin: Ivory Coast
Date: approx. 1970