Monday, 2 July 2018

Senufo Tribe Ivory Coast Hornbill Figure





Hornbill figures called Setian or Porpianong were used by the Lo and Poro societies. A symbol of fertitility and the original ancestor cult, the hornbill was the mythological founder of the Senufo people, Ivory Coast,  Africa, the wooden carving is clad in hand-hammered brass sheets, 48cm in height, 22cm wide, R5 800,00. 

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