Staffs in Africa have numerous and varied
uses, ranging from the practical function
of a walking stick to the symbolism of
political, spiritual or other religious matters.
The more elaborately sculpted staffs could
communicate specific messages, but the
elegant staffs probably served as the
prestigious emblem of a chief.
6' 1/2" x 3 1/2" diameter on a custom made 10" square metal base.
Embellished with amazing repoussť work on the handle, cowrie shells and two hanging bronze bells.