21 1/4" high
Circa 19th Century
Senufo, Ivory Coast, West Africa
A female figure, standing with flat feet on a circular base. The figure has a pointed coiffure, small pointed breasts, a cylindrical neck and rounded shoulders. Bent arms lead to hands that rest on each side of her abdomen. There is scarification in the pectoral areas and beneath the eyes.
Senufo, fertility figure, Ivory Coast, African art, African artifacts, African sculpture