Ceremonial Staff (Kibango)
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
52 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (131.0 x 9.5 x 4.0 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Prior to 1922, provenance not yet documented; by 1922, acquired by François Poncelet of Brussels, Belgium; 1922, purchased in Brussels from François Poncelet by Stewart Culin for the Brooklyn Museum.
Wooden staff ending in a long trianular dilation with one female figure seated on top.
This item is not on view
Luba. Ceremonial Staff (Kibango), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 52 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (131.0 x 9.5 x 4.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.210. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.210_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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