Figurative royal fly whisk

Bekom or Tikar

Cameroon Grassfields

Early 20th century

Wood with fiber and hair

18"L overall (10.75"wood handle only)

Excellent condition, showing much handling and use. Wear and loss to the center of the face on handle, and some discoloration of the horse hair. Deep, shiny, dark and aged patina with traces of camwood

Provenance: Private collection, New England since 1970's

A fine Cameroon Grassfields fly whisk


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