Other wooden objects
Wooden hippo, worn on the back, during processions and carnavals. Painted and with straps. Bidjogo, Guineé-Bissau.L 52 cm. On steel socle.
Large wooden gravemarker from the Wolliso-region of Ethiopia. With phallic symbol on the head. Lenght; 176cm. ( 40 cm. wide) On steel socle.
5 Wooden staffs of different designs.Used in traditional dancing ceremonies in the Bobo and Lobi community. L. 47-63 cm.Burkina Faso.
Two ceremonial staffs,the large one from the royal ciry of Abomey. The smaller one is a priest's staff, representing the god Shango. H. 38-46 cm. Fon, Benin.
Brightly painted bench-back. From the period of Haile Selassi ( pre-1974). Ambo-region. West-Ethiopia. l.191 cm.