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Baoule statue (N° 22447)
Baoulé African art ancestor statue, this Waka-Sona, Waka sran, "being of wood" in Baoulé, embodies aassié oussou, b>being of the earth, genius of nature. It is one of a type of statues intended to be used as a medium tool by the komien, or "komienfoué" soothsayers, the latter being selected by the spirits asye usu in order to communicate revelations from the afterlife or blolo . The second type of statues are the spouses of the afterlife, male, the blolo bian or female, the blolo bia.
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In order to give them hold, the braided beards of Baoulé men were coated with shea butter. .
Black satin patina. erosions.
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