Comb with Bird’s Head

Comb with Bird’s Head

mid 20th century
Culture
Akan
Locale
Guinea Coast
Country
Ghana
Object
comb
Medium
ivory and metal
Accession Number
2001.1025
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift

Akan artist, Comb, Mid-20th Century. Ivory and metal; 4 1/2 in. x 1 3/4 in. Denver Art Museum: Anonymous Gift, 2001.1025

Dimensions
height: 4 1/2 in, 11.4300 cm; width: 1 3/4 in, 4.4450 cm
Inscription
"SC121" proper left, second comb
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Arts of Africa
Known Provenance
Gustave and Franyo Schindler Collection, collected about 1940-1965; Ziff Art Partnership, New York, NY, before 2001; Gift to DAM 08/09/2001

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