Ashanti Akan chief comb - SOLD OUT
African combs of this type were used by high-ranking women in Ashanti society to make the very elaborate and aesthetic hairstyles they wore.
We observe on this comb two small circular heads over the handle, strongly related to Akua ba type figurines used to ensure fertility.
This beautiful copy is decorated with fine geometric patterns. Unquestionably a beautiful old object well preserved. The beautiful base is included....
- Presumed dating
- 1st half XXth century
- 32 x 9 cm
- Ethnic group
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