Set of flying birds, given to a decorated farmer; “meillieur cultivateur”. L. 56cm. Senoufo,Ivory Coast. On steel socle.
Pilgrims-icon. Thin wooden panels, covered in leather. Fresco-painting. 2nd Half 20th Cent. Dim. 15 x 11 cm. Orthodox-Christian Church. Ethiopia.
"Magic scroll" ; a folded parchment with magical and spiritual drawings, ment to protect the bearer. 12 parchment pages with biblical texts on both sides. Decorated with 7 drawings. L. 97 cm. Orthodox-Christian. Ethiopia.
Two Neolithic grindstones, 35 and 46 cm. long with extra tools, used to grind wheat or maize or to grind hematite for its ocre colour. Northern-Mali/Sahara.
Wooden marionette-fish, polychrome paint.Used in performances and spectacles in the Ségou-region. H.40cm. L. 106cm. Bozo, Mali. On steel socle.
"Asin"- staff used on ancestral altars. Made of sheet-metal and representing a tribal chief. H.93 cm. On steel socle. Fon, Benin.