African Oba Prestige Staff
African Oba Prestige Staff
African Oba Prestige Staff
African Oba Prestige Staff
African Oba Prestige Staff
African Oba Prestige Staff

African Oba Prestige Staff

Regular price
$ 2,000.00
Sale price
$ 1,000.00

An Oba prestige staff from Nigeria, West Africa. Bronze with high copper content. A crocodile holds a frog in his jaws, symbolizing the power over life and death. Intricate scroll work engraving. Excellent condition with small ancient bend between end of crocodile’s tale and circular base. This would have been the finale on an important staff, the crocodile used to portray the Oba. Circa late 19th / early 20th century. On custom stand. 

Weight:1 lbs 6 oz. /650 g.
Height: 14.25 in. /  37 cm.
Width: 5.25 in. / 13.5 cm.