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Dan Tribe Fetish Figure, Early to Mid 20th Century

Carved Wood
15 × 7 × 5 in
38.1 × 17.8 × 12.7 cm
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Atlanta
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Bill Lowe Gallery
Atlanta
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The Gio or Dan people are an ethnic group in north-eastern Liberia and in Cote d’Ivore. There are …

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The Gio or Dan people are an ethnic group in north-eastern Liberia and in Cote d’Ivore. There are approximately 350,000 members of the group, united by the Dan language, a Mande language. Figures like this expressed status and prestige, both to the subjects, an ancestral family, and to the owners.

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The Gio or Dan people are an ethnic group in north-eastern Liberia and in Cote d’Ivore. There are …

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The Gio or Dan people are an ethnic group in north-eastern Liberia and in Cote d’Ivore. There are approximately 350,000 members of the group, united by the Dan language, a Mande language. Figures like this expressed status and prestige, both to the subjects, an ancestral family, and to the owners.

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Unknown African
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Unknown African

Dan Tribe Fetish Figure, Early to Mid 20th Century

Carved Wood
15 × 7 × 5 in
38.1 × 17.8 × 12.7 cm
Contact For Price
location
Atlanta
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