Comb, Ashanti, Ghana.
This is a fine Ashanti comb with nine teeth, handle in openwork design, on both sides decorated with incised ornaments the upper part carved with a woman sitting on a stool, with scarification marks on the cheeks, the neck carved with rings, wearing a necklace with glass bead.
Wood, honey brown patina, traces of kaolin, min. dam., one small tip of a tooth is missing.
H: 23,8 cm.
H: 9.4 inch.
Provenance: obtained at antique market "the Lange Voorhout" 2005, Netherlands.
Price: € 675,- Now: € 545,-