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,-