Comb, Ashanti, Ghana.
This is an old and large Ashanti comb with ten teeth, folding handle in openwork design, on both sides decorated with incised ornaments, the upper part carved with a standing woman holding a tray upon her head, with scarification marks on the cheeks.
Wood, middle brown patina, remains of black pigment, min. dam. and wear.
H: 41 cm - 16,1 inch
W: 13 cm - 5,2 inch
Price: € 375,-