Shawn Athari

Contemporary Glass Artist

Akua’Ba Doll Second

Origin; Ghana, Ashanti Tribe. 19th century. These fetish dolls were worn by women to produce beautiful children. Also called fertility dolls. Original can be seen at the University of St. Thomas. The doll's necklace is made of African glass beads from the 19th century. Size: 9x23 on 8x8 Plexiglas stand.