Search the Collections

Ceremonial staff
Ceremonial staff
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Paint, With Plexi Mount
Dimensions:
23 x 3 (58.4 x 7.6 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Zulu
Accession Number:
1999.142.30
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

The top of a longer staff, consisting of a standing male figure crowned by a four legged animal of approximate same height as figure. The animal is designed to allow a perfect grip of the hand. Possibly used as a walking stick. Square, black, plexi mount.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Woman's Apron (mapoto)
Woman's Apron (mapoto) (mid 20th century)
Panel
Panel (ca. 1915)
Beer vessel
Beer vessel (Early 20th century)