A KAOLIN ENCRUSTED ALTAR FIGURE, EWE TRIBE GHANA ( No 3413 )

A kaolin encrusted altar figure from the Ewe tribe of Togo, signifying a female ancestor. Has abstracted form and a precise carving style. Wearing a shell necklace and waist beads. The kaolin pigment connects to the otherworld, Has wear commensurate with tribal use. Custom mounted. In good condition. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. H approx 22 cm

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