African Fertility Figures - AssortedKiondo African Imports
Hand-carved African fertility figure from Ghana. This figure is hand-carved by artisans from the Ashanti tribe.
In Ghana and in most parts of Africa, fertility dolls represent youth and fertility. These carved wooden figures are believed to induce pregnancy and ensure safe delivery at birth. If one closely observe the structure of a fertility doll you will notice a distinct similarity to the Ankh, an ancient Egyptian or Kamitic symbol of life.
- approximately: small 10 inches, medium 15 inches, large 18 inches
- solid wood
- handmade in Ghana