For additional detail, click on any photo below to see the higher resolution version of the image.
For additional detail, click on any photo below to see the higher resolution version of the image.
Senufo Sejen staff finial bird, Ivory Coast (#2)
wood, pigment
8” wide at the widest part of the wings
early to mid 20th century

This bird would have been placed on top of a larger bird that made up a staff finial. These staffs were used in hoe
competitions among the Senufo, and also used during funerals as a sign of respect.

$350
FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES: