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Dan Sculptural Spoon 2

Dan, Cote D'voire. Wood. Pigment. Dan sculptural spoon

According to Jean - Baptiste Bacquart in The Tribal Arts of Africa, and published by Thames & Hudson, and about, Everyday objects: "Wooden carved ladles are given to the most generous and hospitable women in each village. They have an elongated scoop and their handle is carved either in the shape of a pair of legs... or a face or animal head."

Ezn. 134

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