SENUFO RHYTHM POUNDER FIGURE 32, Ivory Coast

 

 

 

Photographs © Tim Hamill

SENUFO
Figure 32
36", $400
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Deble, carved figures whose legs merged into solid cylindrical bases were designed to be used as percussion instruments. Held by their arms, the heavy figures were pounded against the ground to provide a rythmic beat for Senufo dancers.

This figure shows no real indication of tribal use.

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