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PRODUCT DETAILS

+ Title - Ewe Doll Venovi Figure Togo Miniature African Art
+ Type of Object - Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture
+ Country of Origin - Togo
+ People - Ewe
+ Materials - Wood, pigment
+ Other Dimensions - Height: 7.5 InchesWidth: 2.5 Inches
+ Overall Condition - Fair
+ Damage/Repair - Cracks, chips and a well worn patina

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Additional Information: The Ewe people of Ghana celebrate the birth of twins as a good omen. Twins known as Venovi, lead a life of parallel experiences as they are fed, bathed, and similarly dressed.However if one of the twins dies a Venovi figure is purchased to represent the deceased twin and is equally maintained as though alive, being washed and fed.Like the well-known Ibeji of the Yoruba that represent the same idea of portraying the deceased twin in a sculptural form, Ewe dolls are shown as adults and represent deceased twins.They are delightful miniature carvings and have a place in any collection for their carving and presence and for what they represent.


SKU: 122599
PRODUCT DETAILS

+ Title - Ewe Doll Venovi Figure Togo Miniature African Art
+ Type of Object - Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture
+ Country of Origin - Togo
+ People - Ewe
+ Materials - Wood, pigment
+ Other Dimensions - Height: 7.5 InchesWidth: 2.5 Inches
+ Overall Condition - Fair
+ Damage/Repair - Cracks, chips and a well worn patina

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Additional Information: The Ewe people of Ghana celebrate the birth of twins as a good omen. Twins known as Venovi, lead a life of parallel experiences as they are fed, bathed, and similarly dressed.However if one of the twins dies a Venovi figure is purchased to represent the deceased twin and is equally maintained as though alive, being washed and fed.Like the well-known Ibeji of the Yoruba that represent the same idea of portraying the deceased twin in a sculptural form, Ewe dolls are shown as adults and represent deceased twins.They are delightful miniature carvings and have a place in any collection for their carving and presence and for what they represent.


SKU: 122599

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Ewe Doll Venovi Figure Togo Miniature African Art 122599

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  • Vintage item
  • Materials: Wood, pigment, Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture
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