Ceremonial spoon with Maternity Figure
Senufo Tribe, Ivory Coast
Wood

H: 16"
Inventory # 10398

Throughout Africa, handmade spoons are items of utility and ritual. The Senufo tribe carves ancestor and animal figures atop their spoons and ladles for symbolic, decorative, and ceremonial purposes, often to bring the protective spirits of the ancestors into the home.

$595.00