Staff with Figurative Finial

Unidentified Makonde maker


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Overall: 21 5/8 × 1 5/16 × 1 3/16 in. (54.9 × 3.3 × 3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund



Place Made: Mozambique, Southern Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Norman Hurst Gallery, New York, November 11-November 17, 2002.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 29.


Estate of an anonymous Massachusetts collector; Norman Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2003.

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