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#4252 Senufo Bird Statue Cote d'Ivoire 18" H

#4252 Senufo Bird Statue Cote d'Ivoire 18" H

Regular price $250.00 USD
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Superb African Senufo Bird (Hornbill) Statue, hand carved of one piece of wood,the body is clad with brass.Hornbills are noble birds; they mate for life, they share equally in the raising of their young who they protect by spreading their wings. They are depicted in their erect, protective stance. .Hornbill figures are symbol of fertility and the original ancestor cult, the hornbill was the mythological founder of the Senufo people. The figures were originally worn on the head during long dances and processions.18" h by 8.25" w by 8" d 
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