The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art

Memorial Statue

Konso people, 19th century 



memorial/funerary statue (waga)

carved wood, weathered, mounted

19th century or earlier

Konso people


height (not including base): 161.3 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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detail showing area of burn:
The Daulton Collection