Dan, Wakemia Spoon

Dan, Wakemia Spoon

Date
late XIXth - early XXth
Size
Height : 58 cm
Collection
Tribal Art Rare objects
Condition
good, few splinters
Inventory number
425
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Beautiful Wakemia spoon, Dan - Ivory Coast.

The end of the handle depicts a powerful head of a belier, with large horns, turned downwards.

The edges of the spoon are decorated with notches and form a serrated frieze. The handle and the back of the spoon are covered with incised lines, beautiful curvature of the handle, wood with beautiful patina of use black and reddish in places.

Provenance : 

  • Former collection Emmanuel Bordier.
     

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