Akan (Ashanti) Funerary Figure, Ghana


From the famed William Fagg Collection, terracotta, 6 1/4" height mounted on Plexiglas base to 6 3/4". Male, head and neck. The face with large oval eyes, broad nose, opened mouth and groomed beard. Roped edge cylindrical hat (old wear/chips). Light surface encrustation. William Fagg was the foremost authority and author on Yoruba culture and consultant to Christie's (London) Tribal Art department, through which this figure was purchased.

Item ID: B1672

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Akan (Ashanti) Funerary Figure, Ghana

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