Antique Large Senufo Anklet – Côte d’Ivoire / Ivory Coast
Early century 20th. Bronze gr. 556,0 (19.61 oz.); cm. 8,5 high, cm. 14,5 width (3.35″ x 5.71″).
The Senufo are an ethnolinguistic group composed of diverse subgroups of Gur-speaking people living in an area spanning from southern Mali and the extreme western corner of Burkina Faso to Katiola in Côte d’Ivoire. Daily life for the Senufo people revolves around the religious rituals that enable them to placate the deities they respect and fear through means of divination practices and the wearing of specially crafted bronze jewelry.
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