Gan Bronze Amulet – Female Figure and Snake – Burkina Faso

20th century. Cm. 4,8 high x 8,5 width (1.89″ x 3.35″); Gr. 40,2 (1.42 oz.).

Lost-wax casting. The mold is destroyed every time; every object is a unique piece.

For more information and similar examples:

  • Bronzes gan – la spirale du serpent”, by Bertrand Goy and Maine Durieu, Editions Sépia – 2005, provides a close analysis of the Gan Bronzes;
  • “Les Gan du Burkina Faso”, by Daniela Bognolo.

The Barbier Mueller Museum in Geneve has a fine collection of Gan bronze.


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Weight40,2 g