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Ancestor Figure - Wood - Baga - Guinea Bissau - Asian African Art
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Ancestor Figure – Wood – Baga – Guinea Bissau


Object:Ancestor figure
Ethnic group / culture:Baga
Region/ country:Guinea Bissau
Period:Mid 20th century
Condition:Fair condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:75×20×20 cm
Weight:3500 g

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This Baga figure embodies all the characteristics of Baga art with its elegance and stylization. This type of figure may have been prototype for the Nimba masks which display similar cephalomorphic features.
Fair condition with clear traces of wear and tear. The figure stands unstable on it`s own.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.