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Ceremonial Staff

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Provenance

2002, sold by John Crawford, New York, to Alan Helms, Boston; 2010, gift of Alan Helms to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan Helms

African, Igbo peoples, Nigeria, late 20th century

Dimensions

Other (base): 15 x 15 x 125 cm (5 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 49 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1024

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Ceremonial artifacts