Staff : Finial with Kneeling Female Figure

Master of Kasadi Workshop

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At the summit of this staff of leadership, a female figure kneels on a circular platform. Crowned with a mpu cap of leadership, she rests her left hand on her breast and her right open palm on her knee.

Staff : Finial with Kneeling Female Figure, Master of Kasadi Workshop, Wood, iron, metal strips, Kongo peoples; Yombe group

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