Comb, Ashanti, Ghana.

This is a fine and old Ashanti comb with nine teeth, handle decorated with incised cross, motifs and a human head with scarification marks on the cheeks.

Dark brown wood, matt patina, teeth are blackened, tips of the teeth missing in parts, restoration on the left tooth (replaced).

H: 24,5 cm. 
H: 9.6 inch.

Provenance: Purchased at the Verzamelaarsjaarbeurs Utrecht 2009, Netherlands.

Price: € 575,-    Now: € 425,-