Senufo, Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso
Wood with a black coating
H 15 cm
Pulley for weaving.
It represents a rhinoceros hornbill (Calao in the Senufo language), a typeof bird the same size as a turkey with a thickhorn on its head. It is an animal frequently mentioned in Senufomythology and it is often sculpted on their ritual masks.
Sold € 1.599,00
- Former private collection (Lugano);