Akua-Ba

Acacia wood | 1117 x 560 x 500mm | 1931

John Skeaping

The title of this work refers to the Ghanaian legend of Akua, in which an infertile woman was instructed by a priest to care for a wooden doll as if it were a real child so that she might conceive. The acacia is native to Africa but this piece of woo...
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