Asante Information

Tribe: Asante
Mask Type: Akuaba
Country: Ghana
Comments: Beautiful patina, showing some handling and wear from use. Deep, pleasing color. The legend describes Akua, who could not have babies. A doll (ba) was carved, and she washed it, took care of it and soon became pregnant. The doll exhibits the Asante perspectives of beauty.
Price: 150
Material: Wood, beads
Age: Mid 19th Century
Height (in): 17
Width (in): 5
Depth (in): 4