ASANTE (ASHANTI) LINGUISTS' STAFFS

 ASANTE
Staff 4
14.75" high x 6" wide x 7" deep
$1200

This Asante staff has been vetted as being authentic with signs of use and age.

 

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ASANTE (ASHANTI), LINGUISTS' STAFFS, Ghana

These staffs, or the tops of them, belonged to the articulate speaker who spoke for the king. Held or displayed in public rituals and appearances they functioned as indicators of rank and position..

Prices include stands.

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