Senufo Inspired and Kota Inspired Carved Wood Figures, West and Central Africa
Senufo inspired (Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, and Burkina Faso, West Africa)
Figure (possibly door lock), late 20th century
Kota inspired (Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Seated figure, circa 2000
Carved wood and metal
- oxidation to the metal; insect holes; cracks, chips, and abrasions; loss to patina to the center of taller figure; Senufo figure does not stand upright.
- measures wider figure.