Hard wood. Likely stained dark brown with shoe? Polish.
Likely as curio, Tourist Art. Carvings similar to this found throughout much of Africa, sub-Sahara desert. Most often offered as Tourist Art.
Male wooden figure. One of pair i.e. male/female. Dark stained Africa/Ghana Donated by Dr Holdsworth, 35 Greenacres St, Macandrew Bay Collected from Ghana,coastal fringe near Accra where lived 1950s Contemporary Nigg Nuke maybe some Nigerian influence Catalogue card: 2 Figures. D88.235 A & B. Hard wood, black stained. Bust of male chest upwards. Flat base. Donated by Dr Holdsworth, 35 Greenacres St., Macandrew Bay. Collected at Accra, see card D88.223.
Male Height.: Approx. 155mm . Max. Diam.across shoulders at base = approx. 100.1mm. —Joel A Vanderburg
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D): 150 x 98.5 x 54.5mm
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