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Object Number: 71-4-3
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Kokufu Leprosarium
Date Made: 1900-1971
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1971
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Length: 159.3cm
Width: 7.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Leprosarium Kokofu, 1971

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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