Wood Sculptural Spoon

Ivory Coast

ACC 333

Description

Dimensions: 20 in high x 11.5 in wide x 8 in deep 

Medium: Wood

Created by one of the tribes of the Dan peoples, Ivory Coast. The Dan peoples used spoons like this one as ritual object called Mia or Wakemia. Given to women of high rank, named Winkerle, they were transmitted as an inheritance. 

 

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