African Art: a prestigious Swiss collection

Milan, Wednesday 14 October 2020


Ashanti (Ghana)

Wood with a glossy, black coating, glass pearls
H 33.5 cm
"Akua-ba" doll.
Doll carved as a whole figure. The head, supported by a ringed neck, is stylised witha more evolved form compared to the classical model. The body depicts all the anatomical details of a female figure. The arms, with the palms of the hands open, displaythe sign of peace from Akan tradition. The sculpture is adorned with glass pearl necklaces.

Sold € 6.150,00

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- Former Galleria Walu collection (Zurich);
- Former private collection (Lugano);


- NEYT FRANCOIS “Trésors de Cote D’Ivoire” Bruxelles 2014, pag. 307, n° 221;


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