Artist Akan, African
  • Linguist Staff Finial
Date mid 20th century
Medium wood and gold leaf
Dimensions Overall: 14 × 5 1/4 inches (35.6 × 13.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Nii and Marta Quarcoopome
Accession Number 2005.90
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Dr. Nii and Marta Quarcoopome (Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA);
2006-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Leadership and Status Objects.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): p. 43 (fig. 2.23).