‘Prestige staff’, Design/Decorative Art, Wrought iron, carved wood, Rago/Wright
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Prestige staff

Wrought iron, carved wood
20 3/4 × 4 × 1 1/4 in
52.7 × 10.2 × 3.2 cm
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Rago/Wright

Kaka peoples
Early 20th Century

This stylized statue was most likely carried as a mark of prestige …

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Rago/Wright

Kaka peoples
Early 20th Century

This stylized statue was most likely carried as a mark of prestige by a prominent elder or other notable during ceremonies and processions. Being made of iron, it could have also functioned as currency. Sold with stand.

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Prestige staff

Wrought iron, carved wood
20 3/4 × 4 × 1 1/4 in
52.7 × 10.2 × 3.2 cm
Bidding closed