The rare and authentic FANTE maternity statue is made from hardwood with a honey colored surface patina and adorned with several strings of glass beads. Note that the figure of the mother was carved without arms.
The two'horns' resemble a typical hairstyle worn by Fante women according to field photography from the early 20th century. The object comes from a German collection, and dates back to the first half of the 20th century.Height 56 cm / 22 inches. The item "Rare African maternity sculpture FANTE Ghana early 20thc tribal art statue" is in sale since Tuesday, December 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Sculptures & Statues".
The seller is "herb_g" and is located in Linz. This item can be shipped worldwide.