BAMANA BOLI (BULL) FIGURE 30, Mali

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BAMANA
BOLI (BULL) 30
24" high x 33" long x 10" wide
$600
SOLD

This Bamana Boli shows no evidence of age or use and was probably made to be sold.

This larger than average Bamana Boli figure is also very heavy (47 lbs./ 21.2 Kg.) The surface is intact but fragile, with many cracks.

Figures like thise are assembled from diverse organic materials over a wooden core. They are thought to symbolize the universe and to harness spiritual power. Called Boli, they are placed on altars.

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