This beautiful Attie(Attye) statue showcases a female figure with elegant features and simple scarification on her abdomen. The statue measures 14.5 inches tall and weighs 1.5 pounds.
Female Attie Statue 14.5″ – Ivory Coast – African Art
1 in stock
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Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)
Imperfections and wear and tear throughout. See photos or inquire for more details.
About the Attie People
“The eastern coast of the Ivory Coast comprises an area of lagoons, where the population is divided into twelve different language groups The cultural and stylistic unity of these people justifies grouping the, together for the purposes of this chapter. Before colonization, each village was autonomous and, when threatened, they united to form a ‘confederation’. Unusually, these people are not governed by chiefs, although a man’s social position is determined by his age.”
Baquart, Jean-Baptiste. The Tribal Arts of Africa. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc. 1998. Print.