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Staff

Object Number:
71-4-3
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Ashanti
Provenience:
Ghana
Kokufu Leprosarium
Date Made:
1900-1971
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1971
Section:
African
Materials:
Iron
Wood
Description:
Wood and iron staff. Finial is a female figure, seated on a stool with hands on knees, 2- part hair style and an earring tired on one ear (other one is missing) Figure is supported by a column which becomes a left hand grasping the lower part of the staff. A less detailed standing figure is carved in the middle of the lower half. Stick ends in a dull from iron blade.
Credit Line:
Purchased from the Leprosarium Kokofu

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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