Bateba figure - Lobi - Burkina Faso - SOLD

The Lobi in African art

Authentic African Bateba statuette of the Lobi. It could be a traditional statuette that was carried everywhere by its owner to ward off evil spirits and bad luck. Small room full of serenity. The character is feminine and has a proudly erect chest. The ears were detailed despite the dimensions of the statuette.

A pearl necklace is wrapped around the neck.

Origin : private collection R-M. V., BelgiumDating : 1940'sSize :  17 x 3 cmMaterials : wood, beads, fabricStand included

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Lobi
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Burkina Faso
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium

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