The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art

Memorial Statue

Konso people, 20th century 



memorial/funerary statue (waga)

carved wood, red pigment, bone, mounted

20th century

Konso people


height (not including base): 118.5 cm

provenance: acquired in Ethiopia, by the present owner, Jack Daulton

Standing on a lotus base flanked by an attendant and a small figure of the elephant Nalagiri crouching beside him, wearing a closely fitted sanghati with his left hand raised holding the tip of his robe, backed by an arched mandorla with flame border and two stupas flanking his head
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The Daulton Collection