A LARGE FIGURAL POST, KONSO TRIBE OF ETHIOPIA, E.AFRICA ( No 1090)

Price
$572
This is a large figural post from the Konso tribe of Ethiopia.  Used as a guardian figure to ward off malevolent forces.   Made from a heavy and dense African hardwood, with remnants of red pigment.  Has a nice, old, well developed patina, and very sculptural form.  This is a rare example, which is hard to find.  The condition is solid with some old cracking. Wear commensurate with tribal use. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. Height 129cm width 22cm approx 

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