Old Moba Figure – Bawoong Tchitcheri – North Togo
Late 19th – early 20th century. Ivory. Cm. 19,7 high; gr. 196,5.
Moba Bawoong Tchitcheri figures, reduced to an elemental, symbolic form, are protective and promote health and prosperity. Representing no particular person or ancestor, they are an individual’s direct link with God.
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