About this object

This is another example of Lobi shrine sculpture whose bold and stylized form evidently appealed to Hutchings, who found it “vigorous” and “interesting”.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Lobi
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Western Africa: Ghana
  • Date made
    1967 before
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Gallery 43, 1967.
  • Collector
    Philip Goldman
  • Place collected
    Africa: Western Africa: Ghana
  • Date collected
    1867 before
  • Measurements
    236 mm x 76 mm x 71 mm
  • Note
    Stockbook: 1. Carved Female Figure (Lobi). Gallery 43, 43 George Street, London W.1. Purchase.
  • Related people
    Philip Goldman ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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