fetisch - Bloed, Hout - BOLI - Bambara - Mali

fetisch - Bloed, Hout - BOLI - Bambara - Mali
Vintage - gebruikt met zichtbare tekenen van slijtage

FUNCTION: linked object to the initiatory society KOMO falling into the category of fetishes (BOLIW) on which the blood of sacrificed animals was poured to increase the energies of the community and help to face some negative forces on which she could be submitted

POPULATIONS : Bamana (Bambara) of Mali, Ségou region circle of San

MATERIALS: wood covered with a mineral mix and plant, sacrificial material (blood, feathers, bone, teeth...)

PRESERVED CONDITION: beautiful black brown thick crust with a small restoration at the top of the object

DESCRIPTION: shaped in an animal with four paw the BOLI is a mixture of bush animals, it refers to the surprisingly rough and wild appearance of these fetishes called ‘BOLI’, it reflects the power of the forces that he's supposed to channelling in him through the rituals and sacrifices that are offered to him who gives this formidable character

DIMENSION: 32cm long and 30 cm high

PROVENANCE: collected in-situ Ségou region circle of San, gallery farati specialist of Arts in Mali for over twenty years

Careful shipment via express parcel (Colissimo) with track & trace, including a certificate with a picture and the abovementioned description.

Inheemse naam van het object
Etnische groep / cultuur
Regio / land
Bloed, Hout
Vintage - gebruikt met zichtbare tekenen van slijtage
Verkocht met standaard
32×14×30 cm
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