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Ashanti Hand Carved Wooden Fertility Doll from Ghana

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Traditional hand-carved wood Ashanti fertility doll (Akua'ba) with a disc-shaped head, short projecting arms, ringed neck, breasts, and a protruding navel. These wooden effigies are from Ghana and are worn by pregnant women to ensure the arrival of children.

This piece has an amazing patina, comes with a new acrylic base and is in excellent vintage condition. It would be suitable to stand alone or be part of a larger collection with other West African wooden carvings. Display in a study or office on a bookshelf or side table in any décor.  

Place of Origin: Ghana

Date of Manufacture: mid/late-20th Century

Condition: Excellent 

Wear: Consistent with age. Please refer to pictures. 

Dimensions:

Figure: 13.25 in. H X 4.62 in. W (head) / 2.5 in. W (Figure Base) X 2.25 in. D

Base: 4 in. L X 3 in. W X 1 in. H / Total: 14.25 in. H

Reference: The Met, The British Museum and The Brooklyn Museum of Art

Ashanti Hand Carved Wooden Fertility...

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