Animals and Figures

Representations of people and animals from around the world. These include decorative and ceremonial objects.

Figures of animals and a god made from straw and cow dung.

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Akuaba (fertility doll) in carved wood from the Gold Coast (now Ghana).

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A carved wooden mask in the form of a deer’s head from Tanzania.

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Carved wooden figures with pokerwork decoration from Botswana.

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Carved wooden crocodile with pokerwork decoration.

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Carved and painted wood from England.

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Carved wood and painted gesso from England.

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Painted papier-mâché made in England.

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A selection of puppets made in Germany.

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Made from a variety of fabrics in India.

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Carved and painted wood from India.

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The Dryad Collection includes a wide variety of storage vessels from all over the world. Here you can see a selection of them.

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Wooden box in the shape of animals, from Russia.

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Carved wooden antelope figure with pokerwork, from Zimbabwe.

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