African Woods: collection
   
 
 
 
  Dagara Bateba yadawara 25.5cm high
Bought in Kumasi, Ghana in January 1995
 
 

This bateba yadawara or sad bateba is standing at the ready, in a dance position. A figure with one arm sideways, it describes the gestures made by a man during funeral rites.

 
 
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