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Dan Spoon (N° 25216)

Spoons, a symbol of dignity in African art .
Equipped with a large bowl, this spoon offers an anthropomorphic handle, a female body adorned with body incisions once in use, carried by muscular legs. An animal motif adorns the back of the object. Medium brown satin patina.
The tribal art of the Dan of Côte d'Ivoire also includes utilitarian and prestigious objects, including the famous carved wooden spoons, Wakemia, used during festive ceremonies. , and granted by the villagers to a particularly generous and hospitable woman. The woman will use it to serve the meal and will wave it happily during the "hospitable woman's dances".  

Sold for 180.00

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OriginEx-colletion française
Countrycôte d'ivoire
Height cm51
Depth10 cm
Width12 cm
Weight0.80 Kg

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