Muis Oracle - Hout - Baoulé - Ivoorkust

Omschrijving
Muis Oracle - Hout - Baoulé - Ivoorkust
Midden 20e eeuw - Goede staat, gebruikt met enige tekenen van slijtage

Mouse oracles were used by diviners. A mouse was placed in the upper part with some rice. When the mouse moved, the rice was displaced. Then the diviner made predictions by "reading" the position of the rice, moved by the mouse.
Good condition with beautiful dark oily aged patina. Fine detailed ancestor figures.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Kavelgegevens
Object
Muis Oracle
Etnische groep / cultuur
Baoulé
Regio / land
Ivoorkust
Materiaal
Hout
Periode
Midden 20e eeuw
Staat
Goede staat, gebruikt met enige tekenen van slijtage
Verkocht met standaard
Nee
Afmetingen
43×50×28 cm
Gewicht
7500 g
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