Ewe Venavi Doll

3541

$129.00

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Ewe
ITEM #:
3541
ETHNICITY:
Ewe
ORIGIN:
Ghana
EWE VENAVI FIGURE:
These Venavi dolls, treasured by the women who once owned them, were often kept hidden under mattresses, wrapping fertility’s potent hope in quiet slumber..

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African Art

ITEM NAME:
Ewe Venavi Doll
ITEM #:
3541
ETHNICITY:
Ewe
ORIGIN:
Ghana
MEDIUM:
Wood, Pigment
DIMENSIONS:
7.25″ (18.4 cm) Tall.
CONDITION:
Good.


African Art

PROVENANCE:
Private Estate Collection – Florida, USA.


African Art

CATALOGUE NOTE:

For the discerning collector, the Ewe Venavi Doll stands not simply as an object but as a vessel carrying the weight and wisdom of generations. Each doll’s presence is enveloped in mystery and a profound narrative that transcends its physical form – a manifest symbol of fertility and the deep desire for continuity that propels human culture forward.
These Venavi dolls, treasured by the women who once owned them, were often kept hidden under mattresses, wrapping fertility’s potent hope in quiet slumber. Those with a history, exhibiting traces of repair, speak even louder. Their fractures were not merely mended; they were transformed into talismans ensuring that future generations would emerge whole and hale.
The particular Ewe Venavi Doll in question, emerging from the discerning environs of a private Florida estate collection, stands as a testament to authenticity and time-honored provenance. Its journey from a celebrated New York City gallery of the bygone 1970’s to its current offering presents an unrivaled opportunity for collectors to invest in a piece of African art history, a testimonial of life’s continuity and cultural richness.
Embrace the chance to own this emblematic piece of Ewe heritage, and let your collection make a profound statement about the art that has not merely endured but thrived across time and continents. Secure your piece of history today – an artifact that speaks eloquently of past lives and serves as a bridge to the artistic triumphs of the Ewe people.
Add this unparalleled piece to your collection and let the perpetual charm of the Ewe Venavi Doll resonate with the spirit of cultural preservation and admiration.

 


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