Akuaba fertility doll Ashanti - SOLD OUT
The Akua Ba of Ashanti is, outside Africa the most popular silhouette in the world. In Akan country, when a woman wants to have a child, she will have an Akua Ba statuette made and placed on a specific altar. Some time later, she will take this figure again and take care of it like a newborn baby. Some large figures are sometimes carved exclusively to appear on an altar. .
- Presumed dating
- Mid XXth century
- 37 x 14 cm
- Ethnic group
- Tribal art collection Belgium
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