Photographs © Hamill
18.25" high x 3.25" wide x 3" deep
This elegant, beautifully carved Baule spoon was probably made to be sold.
There are stable cracks down the front and back of the shaft of the spoon.
Intricately carved spoons were prestige objects for the Baule.
We recommend Baule: African Art Western Eyes by Susan M. Vogel (Yale).
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