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Ashanti Hand Carved Wooden Comb with Stand from Ghana

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Hand-carved comb featuring a man between two women from the Ashanti people of Ghana. Combs are not just functional items and can be used in religious ceremonies or as part of divination practices. In addition, intricate carvings like this also symbolize fertility or  status.

This piece comes with a new custom black metal stand that has a black acrylic base. It is in excellent vintage condition considering age and wear and would be suitable to stand alone or be part of a larger collection with other West African wooden carvings. Display in a study or office on a bookshelf or side table in any décor.  

Place of Origin: Ghana 

Date of Manufacture: late-20th Century

Condition: Very Good 

Wear: Consistent with age. Please refer to pictures.

Dimensions:

Comb: 18 in. H X 6.5 in. W X 2 in. D

Base: 8 in. W X 4 in. D X 1 in. H / Total: 20 in. H

Reference: The Met, The Brooklyn Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art 

Ashanti Hand Carved Wooden Comb...

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