Wood with brown patina
H. 25 cm - W. 9.8 cm - D. 0.6 cm
Akan Comb, Ghana
H. 9 7/8 in - W. 3 7/8 in - W. 1/4 in
- Collection Gustave and Franyo Schindler, New York
- Private collection
The magnificent composition of this Akan comb, with this central figure, combined with the finesse of the sculpture and the depth of the patina, ranging from icy red to deep black, give this object a special status that highlights the donor during the ceremony.