20 1/4" high
Circa 19th Century
Senufo, Ivory Coast/Mali, West Africa
A female figure stands on the top of a tapered staff. The figure has a heart-shaped face, pointed breasts and a cylindrical neck. The rounded shoulders lead to elongated arms with hands that rest on each side of the abdomen. A belt of red beads encircles the waist of the figure.
Senufo, Senufo staff, Mali, Ivory Coast, African art, African artifacts, African sculpture