Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century
Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century

Ashanti Akua'ba Fertility Doll from Ghana, Early 20th Century

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Original Ashanti Akua'ba wooden fertility doll from Ghana. 

Traditionally carried by women on their backs and believed it to bring pregnancy and a healthy childbirth. The Ashanti women would dress up the embryo appearing figure with clothes and adorn with jewellery as role teaching.

This piece it particularly finely carved and retains an original red bead earring, a similar example is held with the British Museum.

The figure measures 23.5cm in height, 10cm wide and 4cm deep.

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