Good Ashanti Wood Prestige Comb

14290. Good Ashanti Wood Prestige Comb

from Ghana

A lovley hair ornament/comb with handle in form of stylized female bust with elongated neck, disc shaped head, with crosshatched pattern and geometric incised motifs. Nice brown patina from use.
Size 10 inches Height. Cracked and missing tine.
Provenance: Ex Collection of Dr. Edward A. Spiegel (1931—2020) Professor of astronomy at New York University and Columbia University who worked on convection theory and on the application of fluid dynamics to astrophysics and was the first to discover Chaos Theory. As a professor, he gained a reputation among his students for his amusing stories of meeting other famous scientists such as Paul Dirac and Stephen Hawking.

Original Price: $395

Special Price: $1,200

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