FANTE DOLL 1, Ghana

This Fante doll has been vetted as being authentic with signs of use and age.


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

FANTE
DOLL 1
11" high x 5" wide x 2" deep
Ghana
$600

Collected by the late Emmanuel Victor Attram in 1962 from a village called Mankessim in central Ghana. Mankessim was the meeting place of the 77 chiefs of the Fante people. Part of this collection was auctioned by Sotheby's, New York, 1992.

There is an old damaged area on the back of the head that was partially carved into with the patterned design (see detail).


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