Beautiful old Akuba doll of the Ashanti from Ghana, beautiful age colouring in wood, ageing patina.
Wood has become quite light through the years, beautiful in simplicity, the doll has lost an arm a long time ago but remains special in its style and simplicity.
These Akuba come in very many variations and shapes and dimensions and are intended as a bringer of happiness and health.
Originally intended for women to become pregnant and were therefore carried on the back.
Size is 31 x 13 x 5.5 cm. age around the mid. of the last century.
Akua'ba (lit. Akua's child) is a mythological figure from the Ashanti culture, often depicted in wood or bronze.
this item is carefully packed and shipped insured
- N.º total de artículos
- Nombre de objeto indígena
- Grupo étnico/cultura
- Región / país
- mediados del siglo XX
- En estado razonable, usado con signos visibles de desgaste
- Se vende con soporte
- 31×13×5.5 cm