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Pottery Memorial Gead, Akan, Ghana, 18th/19th Century.

Pottery Memorial Gead, Akan, Ghana, 18th/19th Century.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: African: Sculpture: Pre 1920: Item # 1424086
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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. 16 cm. Please note the intricate hair curls and the inlaid metal eyes. Good condition. Ex UK private collection, collected in the 1940’s, ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
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