FON ASEN STAFF 206

Photographs © Tim Hamill

FON
Staff 206
20.5" high x 10.5" wide
$400

This piece has been vetted as authentic, showing signs of use and age. There is one bird missing from the orihginal four.

Staffs made of iron and brass were displayed in royal compounds to affirm kingly power. Usually depicting a king with related motifs, they were called "Asen" and commemorated past rulers. Some are more abstract or depict birds and served another function.

The stand is included.

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