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Senufo Figural Comb Custom Base Cote D'Ivoire African Art

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Title Senufo Figural Comb Custom Base Cote D'Ivoire African Art
Type of Object Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture, comb
Country of Origin Ivory Coast
People Senufo
Materials Wood
Approximate Age 20th century
Height (in) 8
Width (in) 2.5
Dimensions 9 inch height on base
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners. Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.

Additional Information: Such ornamented and figural combs are found throughout the African continent. They are made out of wood but also out of ivory. Small combs were used for decoration on elaborate hairstyles. Medium or large combs were used by men and women for untangling the hair.