Fly whisk, Bamileke, Cameroon Grassfields.

A very expressive Bamileke prestige fly whisk with animal hair. The top of the handle has a finely carved head in the shape of an animal with tribe-typical facial features.

Materials: Wood, iron nails and animal (probably horse) hair.

Condition; glossy patina, blackened in parts, min. dam. and evident use and age. On MDF / iron base.

Total length approximately: 100 cm - 39.4 inch.

Provenance: Joseph Franzen, Heerlen, The Netherlands. 

Price: € 575,-    Now€ 475,-