An Ashanti comb
Lot 157
Ashanti (Asante) Comb, Ghana
US$ 1,500 - 2,000
€1,100 - 1,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
Ashanti (Asante) Comb, Ghana
height 10 1/2in (26.5cm)
Wood

Provenance:
Tom Alexander, St. Louis
Private Collection, California

The flat, square body of this fine example has cut out shoulders, pointed breasts and a slender neck supporting the diamond-shaped head with prominent nose and brows and an up swept coiffure; fine and varied, slightly encrusted dark brown patina.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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