Surmounting this fine Kamba chieftain's staff is the figure of a First World War colonial askari with a pair of large ears - a feature typically found in early Kamba figurative sculpture. The soldier has a pair of inset aluminium eyes, and stands in an upright position, with his arms placed by his side. Throughout, the surface of the staff exhibits a deep glossy patina.
Estimated Period: 1920's - 1930's
Ex Private Collection, UK
H: 130 cm
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