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AFRICAN CHIEFTAINS PHALLIC HEAD STAFF
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AFRICAN CHIEFTAINS PHALLIC HEAD STAFF #9312

18th century African Congo Chieftains staff with a phallic head and carved from petrified wood, the staff 14½ inches long.    #9312yl

Formerly in the collection of Prince Henrik of Denmark, 1934-2018, consort to Queen Margrethe of Denmark, his collection of African art formed over many years during his visits to Africa in his role as Ambassador of the Red Cross, His collection was displayed at the Gammel Holtgaard art museum in Holte for 3 months in 2009 and was then returned to their place in the royal couple's private apartments at Fredensborg Palace.

£250.00

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