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Senufo Dream Stick - Ivory Coast

Price: $795.00





TITLE: Dream stick
MATERIAL: Wood and Paint
CULTURE: Senufo
COUNTRY: Ivory Coast
PROVENANCE: Collected in Ivory Coast in 1994 by Ian and Julie Allen
DESCRIPTION:
Nahash, Hebrew for "snake", is also associated with divination, including the verb-form meaning to practice divination or fortune-telling.
The snake is symbolic of both evil power and chaos as well as a symbol of fertility, life and healing. The snake represents the “other world” of the ancestral spirits, as well as dreams, which, have visionary import for the dreamer and events in the dreamer’s life.
12.75" tall - or 13" on its 2"x2" metal base.

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