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a fine lobi
1/2" tall not including custom made base this Lobi female
Thil figure has a wonderful cubistic form with a nicely deloped
surface patina. A beautiful carving from every angle. The
lobi revere spirits known as Thil. Each family compound has
at least one Thil (spirit) to which a shrine is built. The
statues (Bateba) act as intermediaries between the family
community and the spirits.