12787. Asante Gilt Wood Carved Linguist Staff
Fanti/Asante. 20th Century AD.
An elite gold leaf covered carved wood finial in the form of a large regal knob or boss atop of staff with a small head at base of finial as well as red cloth and horse hair. These staffs covered in gold were carried by members of high society Size 20 inches tall on mount. Provenance: Englewood NJ Wiley Estate Collection
Original Price: $1,100
Special Price: $750