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Equestrian Figure Koma-Bulsa - Ghana

$ 13,700
  • Description
    Exceptional antique African Tribal Art terracotta sculpture representing a rider on his horse. It dates back from the 14th -15th century AD and its dating has been confirmed by a thermoluminescence test (Interexpert certificate 388317, 18 March 1988) – scan attached with the photos.

    It belongs to the Koma-Bulsa culture located in present Ghana.

    This is a naturalist sculpture with traditional Koma-Bulsa patterns as the concave shape hairstyle, the half-moon chiik necklace similar to the ones worn by Bulsa people today, the knife laced on the upper arm.
    It is exceptional to find a confirmed antique African terracotta in such a well-preserved state.
  • More Information
    Origin: Ghana
    Period: Pre 18th Century
    Materials: Terracotta.
    Styles / Movements: Tribal, Traditional, Ancient Art
    Dealer Reference #: 262
    Incollect Reference #: 290612
  • Dimensions
    W. 10.24 in; H. 13.19 in; D. 5.12 in;
    W. 26 cm; H. 33.5 cm; D. 13 cm;
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