ASHANTI COMB – LARGE

R20000,00

Height – 90cm / 35in Width – 27cm

Ashanti ceremonial comb, from the Ashanti tribe (Ghana, West Africa). Cast in solid aluminium and hand-worked with ostrich eggshells sourced from sustainable hatcheries in Oudtshoorn

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Height – 90cm / 35in Width – 27cm

Ashanti ceremonial comb, from the Ashanti tribe (Ghana, West Africa). Cast in solid aluminium and hand-worked with ostrich eggshells sourced from sustainable hatcheries in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. The Ashanti are the dominant ethnic group of a powerful 19th century empire in Western Africa and are today one of Ghana’s leading ethnic groups. Combs were given to women to mark special events, such as coming-of-age, marriage, or giving birth. African wall art. Afrocentric design

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Weight 5 kg

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