Ashanti Ghana African Art Sculpture
Museum quality in African Art.
Exceptional, and extremely rare Monumental wooden African sculpture depicting a maternity, but a very unusual maternity, a Queen and his son...
Ashanti, Africa, Ghana, Accra ethnicity, first part of XXth century.
It is not necessary to say how rare is this kind of African sculpture on the market. An African sculpture depicting a queen is almost impossible to find even in worldwide museums. This fabulous one comes from very few successive collections in Europe to proudly end-up in our gallery in Los Angeles.
Provenance: Philippe Soubies Collection, Bordeaux, France.
Provenance: Gabriel Massa Collection, France.
Literature: La Maternité dans l'art d'Afrique noire, Gabriel Massa, 1999, P.84
Price : Upon Request
Materials / Techniques: Wood, pearls, fabric
Condition: Very good condition, the sculpture has been washed to remove all holy sacrament or sacred significance, some natural cracks.
H.37" x w.14"1/2 x P.12"
H.94 cm x l.37 cm x P.30 cm