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Baule Figural Comb Cote D'Ivoire African Art

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Title Baule Figural Comb Cote D'Ivoire African Art
Type of Object Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture, comb
Country of Origin Cote d'Ivoire
People Baule
Materials Wood
Approximate Age 20th century
Height (in) 8
Width (in) 2
Depth (in) 1
Dimensions 9 Inch height on stand
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.