Pupe Ashanti Statue
Story behind the product ~ African hand carved Ashanti dolls, also known as a Fertility doll, are probably the most famous of all traditional African sculptures. Figures like these were carried by girls and women to promote their fertility and to ensure the beauty and health of their offspring. They are wooden carved dolls with disk-shaped heads embodying their concept of beauty and carried by women who want to become pregnant and to deliver a beautiful child. Having children in African culture is highly desirable and an indicator of prosperity. The fertility doll which originates from Ghana but can be found in many other African countries in western Africa.
Country of origin ~ West Africa
Materials ~ Indigenous Wood.
Dimensions ~ 10cm W x 45cm H
All measurements are approximate.
This piece has been intricately created by hand. If there are small flaws it is a sign and proof of human touch, making each and every piece unique with tiny little differences.
Note about shipping ~ Freight is not calculated at checkout as we will individually source the best price for your order. Freight quotes are based on volume of stock and destination.