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SONGYE or NSAPO, Democratic Republic of Congo Pr
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SONGYE or NSAPO, Democratic Republic of Congo
Prestige Staff
 

Wood, copper, aluminum

Staffs such as this example are visual symbols of status that accompanied a chief or noble when appearing in public. This particular staff is of a type found among the Nsapo, who are related to the Songye people. This style of staff is well-documented and examples of the type were collected early in the twentieth century.

Height: 39 ½ inches

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SONGYE or NSAPO, Democratic Republic of Congo Pr

Estimate $1,800 - $2,400
Sep 16, 2016
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Starting Price $900
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70072: SONGYE or NSAPO, Democratic Republic of Congo Pr

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Est. $1,800 - $2,400Starting Price $900
Pre-Columbian & Tribal Art - #5282
Sep 16, 2016 2:00 PM EDT
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SONGYE or NSAPO, Democratic Republic of Congo
Prestige Staff
 

Wood, copper, aluminum

Staffs such as this example are visual symbols of status that accompanied a chief or noble when appearing in public. This particular staff is of a type found among the Nsapo, who are related to the Songye people. This style of staff is well-documented and examples of the type were collected early in the twentieth century.

Height: 39 ½ inches

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