Lobi Divination Implement, Burkina Faso
height 21 1/2in (54.6cm)
Private Collection, New York, NY
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Cf. Bognola, Daniela, Lobi, Milan, 5 Continents, pl 46 for a cane by a similar hand
The divination cane carved in hardwood with composite Lobi figure with bird-head-form legs; hardwood with fine, reddish-brown glossy patina.