A Ceremonial South African, Kwa-Zulu Natal Dance Staff

A Ceremonial South African, Kwa-Zulu Natal Dance Staff

1800 to 1900 South Africa

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A Ceremonial South African, Kwa-Zulu Natal Dance Staff
Carved as a stabbing spear with openwork shaft
Fine smooth patina
19th Century

Size : 115.5 cm long – 45½ ins long
Historically the carving of wood was an exclusively Zulu male occupation with certain types of objects such as staff’s, meat dishes and milk pails being strongly associated with men, their cattle and their tribal ancestors.

Dimensions
Height 115.50 cm (45.47 inches)
Medium
wood
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