Figure of the Poro - Senufo - Ivory Coast

The statues in the African art of Senufo

Performed in the classical style of the ethnic group, the character is represented sitting on a small stool. The beautiful balance of the body of the statuette magnifies the expression gathered from his face, the dark and smooth patina is superb and witnessed a repeated ritual use. Visible native repairs.

Origin : private collection, FranceDatation : 1950Size : 37 x 9 cmMaterial : wood

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Senufo
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Ivory Coast
Origin
Tribal art collection France

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