African art > African statues : tribal fetish, maternity > Baule statue

Baule statue (N° 23328)

Statue of African art Baoulé, this Waka-Sona, Waka sran, " being of wood " in Baoulé, embodies a seated oussou, being of the earth, genius of nature.
She is one of a type of statues intended to be used as a medium tool by 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.
In order to give them hold, the braided beards of Baoulé men were coated with shea butter. Black satin patina. Break at the wrist.  

Watch the video


This item is sold with its certificate of authenticity

Estimated shipping cost

Originex-collection française
Countrycôte d'ivoire
Height cm43
Width9 cm
Weight0.95 Kg

You could also be interested by these items

You must login to access these options
   Warn me if a similar item is added to the catalog
   Warn me if the price decreases
Manage my alerts

You have question on this item ? contact us

Previously viewed items
African art - Baule statue
African art  - 

© 2024 - Digital Consult SPRL

Essentiel Galerie SPRL
73A Rue de Tournai - 7333 Tertre - Belgique
+32 (0)65.529.100
visa Master CardPaypal