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Interesting Dan Figural African Staff 25″ – Ivory Coast

$162.50

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An alluring imperfect hand carved Dan figural staff. The staff stands at 25.5 inches tall and weighs 1.5 pounds on its custom base. There is some imperfections on this piece including a missing piece from the back of the head- please see photos. This piece would make an excellent addition to any collection.

Type of Object

Staff

Country of Origin

Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)

Ethnicity

Dan

Material

Wood, Pigment

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height (Inches)

25.5"

Width

2"

Width (Inches)

2" figure & 4" w/ base

Depth (Inches)

2.25" figure & 4" w/ base

Weight (Pounds)

1.5 lbs

Overall Condition

Missing piece from back of head, scrapes and scuffs

Tribe Information

About the Dan People

The Dan are known for their superb woodwork. Masks are the single most paramount form of artwork created by the Dan, creating a bridge between the supernatural and physical worlds.
Read more about the Dan here.