Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Male spirit-spouse (blolo-bian)
19th century
Baule people, Côte d'Ivoire
Wood, paint
H: 43.3; W: 8; D: 11 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Leyden, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B84.0195

Beauty and Sanctity: the Israel Museum at 40. A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Zalmona, Yigal, 2006

Beyond the Eye of the Beholder: Ideals of Human Beauty in Africa and the Americas, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 01/03/2005 - 17/01/2006

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir