Male Ancestor Figure (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

19th-20th century
Lobi or Teese
Burkina Faso, Ghana
Overall: 25 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 6 in. (64.1 × 15.9 × 15.2 cm)
Tranquil in stance and appearance, this statue represents a deceased family member who has progressed to the stage of commemoration as a revered ancestor.
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
African Exhibition. Fine Arts Center, Lynchburg, VA. 29 April - 8 May 1979.
Image released via Creative Commons CC-BY-NC

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