Baule Figure With Buffalo Motif and Fang Inspired Carved Wood With Embellishment
Baule (Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa)
Anthropomorphic figure, late 20th century
Carved wood and pigment
Figure inspired by a mask used during the Goli ceremony.
Fang inspired (Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Cameroon, Central Africa)
Figure, late 20th century
Wood and metal
- chips, cracks, scratches, finish loss, and dirt residue; loss to embellishments of Fang figure.
- measures larger figure.