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This very rare couple is coming from a grouping of three Bwa villages located in the area of San (area bordering on the Burkina Faso). The o...

This very rare couple is coming from a grouping of three Bwa villages located in the area of San (area bordering on the Burkina Faso). The o...

These Lobi figures were created to protect the people. The figure is not carved after a person, but after a spirit. They were usually placed on family altars. It protects the whole family from sickness and bad luck. It could also be used for divination and was past on from father to son.  Collected in 1980  Private collection. F.d.G in NL

These Lobi figures were created to protect the people. The figure is not carved after a person, but after a spirit. They were usually placed on family altars. It protects the whole family from sickness and bad luck. It could also be used for divination and was past on from father to son. Collected in 1980 Private collection. F.d.G in NL

Africa | Stool from the Chokwe people of Angola | Wood, with reddish brown patina

Africa | Stool from the Chokwe people of Angola | Wood, with reddish brown patina

Type of object: Lobi Shrine Figure  Ethnic group: Lobi  Country of origin: Burkina Faso  Measurement: 6x 11.5x 42x (cm)  Materials: Wood  Approximate Age: Mid 20th century  Overall Condition: Excellent  Damage, Repair: None  These nice wood carvings (also called "Bateba") could be placed in the family altar and were used to revere spirits known as "Thil". With one or two hands in the air, it also protects the family from any harm from the spiritual world.

Type of object: Lobi Shrine Figure Ethnic group: Lobi Country of origin: Burkina Faso Measurement: 6x 11.5x 42x (cm) Materials: Wood Approximate Age: Mid 20th century Overall Condition: Excellent Damage, Repair: None These nice wood carvings (also called "Bateba") could be placed in the family altar and were used to revere spirits known as "Thil". With one or two hands in the air, it also protects the family from any harm from the spiritual world.

Lobi Bateba Duntundara ('Bateba Phuwe' Ordinary Figure), Burkina Faso  http://www.imodara.com/post/97081831679/burkina-faso-lobi-bateba-duntundara-witchcraft

Lobi Bateba Duntundara ('Bateba Phuwe' Ordinary Figure), Burkina Faso http://www.imodara.com/post/97081831679/burkina-faso-lobi-bateba-duntundara-witchcraft

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