AN EXTRAORDINARY BAULE FLY WHISK HANDLE EX GOLD LEAF FROM IVORY COAST W AFRICA ( No 393)

Price
£125
This is a folkish fly whisk handle from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast west Africa.  The form is absolutely unique, with 3 faces and script. It would have had gold leaf covering at one time.  The patina is well developed given this fact. In good condition. Wear is commensurate with tribal use. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. H approx 20cm

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