Carved African Fertility Wood Sculpture of a Woman

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Carved African fertility wood sculpture of a woman executed in a spindle pole formation with a curved torso, delineated breast and umbilicus. Arms and legs of tall narrow poles. A stork surmounting the head which is raised on a narrow neck. Three carved toes supported on a round pedestal. All carved wood.
The sculpture is raised on a wooden board.
The sculpture has several repairs, please refer to the pictures.
Additional photos are available on request, as there is only the possibility to post max of ten photos.
Details
Of the Period
Tribal
Place of Origin
Burkina Faso
Date of Manufacture
circa 1960s
Period
1960-1969
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Carved   Bentwood
Condition
Good. Several repairs, please refer to the photos. Additional photos are available..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
Dimensions
61 in. H x 6.5 in. W x 6 in. D
155 cm H x 17 cm W x 15 cm D
Dealer Location
Stamford, CT
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU145127785533
Address
KUNSTBUREAU JENS BUETTNER
at The Antique and Artisan Gallery, 69 Jefferson St
Stamford CT 06902
US
(646) 832-4114
1stdibs Dealer since 2015 Located in Stamford, CT
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