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Pottery Memorial Head, Akan, Ghana, 18th/19th century.

Pottery Memorial Head, Akan, Ghana, 18th/19th century.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: African: Sculpture: Pre 1920: Item # 1424080
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Pottery head to commemorate a deceased person. These heads werd usually made by female members of the tribe. The heads werd place on shrines. H. 20 cm. Condition: old damage to the left cheek and to the ornaments on the head. Ex UK private collection, collected in the 1940’s, ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
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