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Authentic Vintage Akuaba Fertility Dolls: Akan Craftsmanship from Ghana's Fantis and Ashantis - Mint Condition Estate Sale Treasures

Sale price$420.75 Regular price$495.00
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  • Vintage from the 1940s
  • Materials: African Soap Stone


Journey into the heart of Ghana's cultural heritage with our Vintage Akuaba Fertility Dolls, crafted by the Akan people, particularly the Fantis and Ashantis. These remarkable dolls are steeped in tradition and history, offering a captivating glimpse into the customs of the region.

Akuaba Fertility Dolls: Guardians of Fertility and Tradition

Traditionally, Akuaba fertility dolls were cherished symbols of hope and fertility. These precious dolls were often given to women seeking assistance on their journey to motherhood. Carved with care and adorned with cultural significance, Akuaba dolls were believed to possess the power to aid in conception and ensure the attractiveness of the unborn child.

Additionally, these enchanting dolls served as companions on the backs of women who aspired to conceive, providing both physical and spiritual support during this important time in their lives. They were also used as educational tools for young girls as they transitioned into womanhood, imparting valuable cultural knowledge and wisdom.

When not in use, Akuaba dolls were lovingly cared for and stored, awaiting their role in traditional ceremonies and celebrations. In modern times, these cherished artifacts have transcended their original purpose and are commonly regarded as symbols of good luck, evoking a sense of cultural heritage and connection to the past.

Details of Our Akuaba Fertility Dolls:

Bought from an Estate Sale: These Akuaba dolls are more than just artifacts; they are treasures with a history. Procured from an estate sale, they carry with them a legacy of care and preservation.

Mint Condition: These vintage dolls are in impeccable condition, preserving their intricate carvings and cultural significance for generations to come.

Dimensions: Standing at a height of 10.5 inches, with a width of 3 inches, and weighing approximately 2 lbs., these Akuaba dolls are substantial and captivating, making them ideal for display in your home, office, or as part of your collection.

Delve into the captivating world of Ghanaian culture with our Vintage Akuaba Fertility Dolls. Whether you're an art collector, a cultural enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty and history of unique artifacts, these dolls offer a meaningful connection to the traditions and beliefs of the Akan people.

Order now to own a piece of Ghana's cultural heritage and add a touch of tradition, history, and good luck to your surroundings. These Akuaba Fertility Dolls are not just exquisite artifacts; they are windows into a rich and vibrant cultural tapestry that spans generations.