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,-