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Ashanti Maternity (N° 10392)

Belgian private collection of African art Jan Putteneers.

Seated female representations from Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana are usually queens. A particularity of this piece is that this woman is carrying her child in her arms.
This one is removable like the stool. The latter with a curved seat is typical of the akan.
seats. The patina is clear and slightly worn in places.
The features of the face are marked with black color giving a realistic look, breathing life into the large black pupils.

The Akan people are subdivided into several famous subgroups spread near the coast in Ivory Coast and Ghana, having become rich through the trade of precious metals and slaves during contacts with Westerners and in particular the Portuguese who were the first to set up trading posts.  

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OriginCollection privée belge Putteneers *
EthnyAshanti
Countryghana
Material(s)wood
Height47
Width16
Weight1.60 Kg
Estimated datingcirca 1970

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