Ladder (6 steps) Ethnic Group: Dogon Country of Origin: Mali Materials: Wood Approximate Age: Early 20th century Overall Condition: Moderate Damage, Repair: Wear and tear Measurement: 0,32x 0,12x 1,88m
Ewe doll Ethnice group: Ewe Country of origin: Togo Measurement: 6.5x 6x 27x (cm) Materials: Wood, small beads Approximate Age: 20th century Overall Condition: Excellent Damage, Repair: None This nice doll is made by the Ewe people in Togo, these dolls are also called "venovi" or "venavi". Price: $110,00
Asen Altar Asen altars serve as monuments to the dead for the Fon. Placed in family shrines, they become the focus of interaction with ancestorsCulture: Fon Attributed To: Akati Akpene Kendo, Fon, flourished 1858–1889 Medium: Iron with traces of polychromy, wood Place Made: Ouidah, Benin Dates: late 19th century
Country of origin: Burkina Faso Measurement: 5x 5x 18x (cm) Materials: Wood Approximate Age: Mid 20th century Overall Condition: Good Damage, Repair: Some cracks due to old age These Lobi figures were created to protect the people. The figure is not carved after a person, but after a spirit. They were usually placed on family altars. It protects the whole family from sickness and bad luck. It could also be used for divination and was past on from father to son.
Fetish figure Ethnic group: Bantu Country of origin: Kongo Measurement: 25.5x 16x 30x (cm) Materials: Wood, metal, glass, Cowrie shell Overall Condition: Good Damage, Repair: A crack in each foot near the toes. This fetish figure was made in Kongo by the Bantu people, it is also called Nkonde" or "Nkondi. It was mainly used by the medicine men to perform spiritual and ritual tasks.