Ashanti Decorative Comb from Ghana

Decorative ashanti wooden combHand carved Ashanti wooden comb
Decorative ashanti wooden comb
Reverse of decorative ashanti wooden comb
Decorative ashanti wooden comb  (side view)

Hand carved wooded comb from the Ashanti people of Ghana
Sales price £50.00


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Decorative hand carved African wooden comb from the Ashanti people of Ghana in West Africa. The figure on the top is an Aku-Aba, traditionally used as a fertfility charm by expectatant mothers to ensure a heaalthy and beautiful child. This stylized item of African tribal art includes the metal stand and would make the perfect gift for a mother to be. The round face and almond eyes of the Aku-aba are perceived as being attributes of beauty by traditional Ashanti culture.

  •  Height: 30cm
  • Width: 9cm