The Akan figure served as a mediating device connecting the visible and invisible world, linking the soul with the spirit. These dolls were associated with fertility, initiations or supernatural intermediaries in both play and ritual function.

Origin: Ghana
Time Period: Mid 20th c
Provenance: From a San Antonio, TX collection
Materials: Wood with  custom stand
Dimensions: 6 1/2in. high x  1 1/2 in. wide
Condition: Appears in good condition, age crack along back of neck, buttocks and loss to front feet.
Inventory #A3563
Price: $425
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