Beautiful Rustic carved and Footed Attie wood bowl.
Charcoal Black finish.
Carved from a single piece of wood.
The Attie are well known for thier carved figures and other wooden arts. This bowl can be both functional or enjoyed as a object d'arte.
Dimensions: 4.5 "h x 10.5" diameter
The eastern coast of the Côte d'Ivoire comprises the area of lagoons. The population here is divided into twelve language groups with the Attie or Akye being one of them. The Akye numbering 55,000 constitute a part of the Akan group of ethnicities. Before colonization each village was autonomous and, when threatened, they united to form a 'confederation'. Usually these people are not governed by chiefs, although a man's social position is determined by his age.
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