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....

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00634

Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
32 x 9 cm
Ethnic group
Ashanti
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Ghana
Condition
Excellent

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