Akwaba doll

Fante
Ghana

Wood and glass beads
H. 29,8 cm
Estimated period: early 20th century

Provenance:
– Allen Alperton (1920-2007) Collection, New York. Acquired in Ghana in 1962.
РSotheby’s New York, May 1992.
– G.F. Scanzi (1936-2017) Collection, Italy.

Publications:
– Expo cat.: Rodrigues, Georges. African Ritual Dolls, by, Philadelphia: The University Museum,
1974: #34
– Scanzi, G.F. La statuaire akan. Ed. Tribalglobale Primary Art. Italie 2010, p. 101, n.56.