Akan Wood Carved Mother with Child

15019. Akan Wood Carved Mother with Child

Ghana, mid 20th Century AD

Wood, kaolin, black pigment, beads, string. Carved wood figural grouping of the Queen Mother, seated on a separately carved throne stool, nursing child. Carved of light colored wood with remains of kaolin and black paint. Reportedly contained in shrines, and serve as protective figures.

Size 18-1/4 inch H

Provenance: Ex Collection of Lynn Rosen New York

$895


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