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The Baoule culture has produced an incredible abundance of statues, and it's very rare that their creations deliberately break the rules of canonical representation.


The softness of the rounded volumes and the style of this ancient couple demonstrates the work of a very talented artist, certain of his aesthetic independence.

When the Baule figurines are presented as a couple, they represent the "nature spirits" and are the property of the village oracle.

Baoule nature spirits

  • Details

    Dating: first half of the 20th century

     Size (for single piece): H: 32 cm L: 8 cm P: 8 cm

     Weight (per single piece): 407 gr

     Material / technique: wooden sculpture with patina

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