Unknown Artist, ‘Dan Tribe Fetish Figure’, Early to Mid 20th Century, Bill Lowe Gallery
Unknown Artist, ‘Dan Tribe Fetish Figure’, Early to Mid 20th Century, Bill Lowe Gallery
Unknown Artist, ‘Dan Tribe Fetish Figure’, Early to Mid 20th Century, Bill Lowe Gallery
Unknown Artist, ‘Dan Tribe Fetish Figure’, Early to Mid 20th Century, Bill Lowe Gallery

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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