Colonial statue with red suit H104

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Colonial statue with red suit. “Colon” is the French noun for “colonist” and identifies a genre of wooden figurative sculpture from West Africa which originated during the colonial period. These statues commonly depict European officials such as civil servants, doctors, soldiers or Europeanised middle-class Africans. They are often characterised by recurrent decorative motifs, such as helmets, suits, official uniforms or pipes. Colonial statues are painted in beautiful bright, glossy colours with vegetal-based paints.

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Weight 0.7 kg
Dimensions 104 x 12 x 12 cm