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Asie Usu - BAULE - Cote d’Ivoire

Asie Usu, from the Baule tribe, with exquisite details.
This statue has been carved by a very talentuous carver, and is covered with many thin scarifications.
The fetish has a powerful and short bear. Arms and legs are moved away from the body, providing even more power
The Asie Usu has a dark patina, and we can recognize that it has been carved from the center of a tree - see the top and the bottom, with some clearer surfaces - center of the tree.
From the bottom of the item, we can see that it's old.
For collectors of quality Baule statues.

Height : 48.5 x 12.5 x 12.5 cms.
Weight : 1.07 kg.
Material : Wood.
Around 1950.

Baoulé : The Baoulé (or Baule) are an Akan people and one of the largest groups in the Ivory Coast.

Related items: Baoulé Fetishes
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