Sukuma Style Female Statue on Base 47″ – Tanzania – African Art



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This statue was carved in the style of the Sukuma people of Tanzania. The statue features a female figure without arms. She is attached to a custom base for easy display. She measures 45 inches tall, 47 inches including base, and weighs 23 pounds. Her feet have broken and there is cracking and wear and tear throughout – please inspect photos.

Type of Object

Figure, statue

Country of Origin





Wood, Pigment

Approximate Age


Height (Inches)

45" figure | 47" including base

Width (Inches)


Depth (Inches)


Weight (Pounds)

17 lbs figure | 23 lbs including base

Overall Condition

Broken feet. Cracking and wear and tear.

Tribe Information

About the Sukuma People

“The Sukuma people are a comparatively large tribe and number approximately one million. They live in small villages in the northern part of Tanzania, each of which is headed by a chief who is also a sorcerer and whose power is counterbalanced by secret societies.”