Superb 3 1/2"by 2" w Unique Gan Bronze Amulet Talisman Pendant of A Serpent Burkina Faso
A Gan bronze amulet pendant of a serpent highlighted by an elaborate motif of concentric circles. The serpent is a popular motif for amulets as the serpents is appreciated for its protective powers and is considered a powerful amulet amongst the Gan.
Cast by the old technique of lost wax method, whereby the mold is destroyed after each casting, resulting in a unique and original piece.
from Burkina Faso.
Origin: Gan ethnic group - BURKINA FASO
Age: Late 20th century