About this object

This Dan status staff or scepter was the first of seven Dan works that Hutchings bought for the museum during his term as Keeper of Ethnology.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Dan
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Western Africa: Ivory Coast
  • Date made
    1966 before
  • Materials
    Wood; Metal; Animal Skin; Fur; Cotton
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Sotherby and Co. 1966
  • Collector
    Philip Goldman
  • Place collected
    Africa: Western Africa
  • Date collected
    1966 before
  • Measurements
    308 mm x 58 mm x 59 mm
  • Note
    Stockbook: 2. Short staff (Dan). Sotheby & Co., 34 & 35 New Bond Street., London W.1. Purchase. (Sale of 9th May).
  • Related people
    Philip Goldman ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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