Wooden Asante Fertility Comb #1468



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A very fine comb that represents a fertility figure. The comb has a little wear and tear. The combs could be given as a gift and were 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


  • 20th century
  • Origin: Ghana, Africa
  • Excellent condition
  • Ethnic group: Ashanti/Asante
  • Materials: Wood

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