African Woods: collection
   
 
 
 
  Lobi Bateba 68.5cm high
Bought from Kebe Cheickna from African Arts in Accra, Ghana in December 1995 for 300.000 cedis
 
 

This was made by a sculptor who worked in the area of Kampti in Burkina Faso.
In Lobi villages around Kampti, some bateba personify returned people; men who had died within living memory and who wished to return to earth.

Exhibited at Winchester Cathedral - Sculpture and the Divine.

 
 
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