|Title||Senufo Figural Slingshot Burkina Faso African Art|
|Type of Object||Unknown metal content, stone|
|Country of Origin||Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire)|
|Approximate Age||20th century|
|Dimensions||Height: 5.5 Inches
Width: 8 Inches
Depth: 2.5 Inches
|Overall Condition||Fair. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners. Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use. We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings. Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.|
|Damage/Repair||Crack on leg|
Additional Information: These slingshots reflect the artistry, power, and authority of the Senufo and Lobi sculptor, as it was he who also carved the well-known wooden sculptures used by the peoples. Slingshots like this one were used on rodents and birds, providing food.
Recommended Reading: See AFRICAN MASTERPIECES FROM MUNICH-The Stratlisches Museum fur Volkerkunde.