This is an old maternity figure sometimes called Dogon Bombou-Toro Wooden Sculpture of a Seated Woman  Jomooni or Gwandusu which was hand carved from one piece of wood by the Banana tribal people of Mali, Africa and was used in Jo initiation society ceremonies, fertility ceremonies and also in their shrines. This Bamana sculpture depicts a seated female mother figure clasping an infant to her torso and is called a Gwandusu figure. This old African statute measures 24 inches tall and weighs 5 pounds. Great condition



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