Hand Carved Akan Wood Comb #1619

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Description

This comb is decorated with beautiful carvings. Wooden carved combs are worn by the Ashanti (Akan) people from West-Africa. The combs can be given as a gift and are also presented at marriages. A woman could own one or more combs depending on her wealth, status or beauty.
Provenance: Private collection. F.d.G in NL / Tribal Art Treasures


Specifications

  • 20th century
  • Origin: West-Africa
  • Excellent condition
  • Ethnic group: Akan
  • Materials: Wood
  • Weight: 140 grams
  • Dimensions: 10.5 x 26 cm
  • Amount (in stock): 1


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