Baule Door #0025

AU $950.00

Baule traditional Anuan (door). The carvings depict a couple, guardian and wooden stool.
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Country: Ivory Coast  //  Culture: Baule
Height: 152cm  //  Width: 61cm

1 in stock

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Description

Baule carving traditions embrace embellished functional objects such as wooden doors (anuan). Many pieces serve to facilitate relations with the spirit world. Artists adorn Baule doors with human, animal, or vegetal motifs. They embellish entrances to public and private spaces such as courtyards and rest houses. The relief scenes depicted are either purely decorative or may allude to proverbs and myths.

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