DescriptionSONGYE or NSAPO, Democratic Republic of Congo
Wood, copper, aluminum
Staffs such as this example are visual symbols of status that accompanied a chief or noble when appearing in public. This particular staff is of a type found among the Nsapo, who are related to the Songye people. This style of staff is well-documented and examples of the type were collected early in the twentieth century.
Height: 39 ½ inches
Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
This item cannot be shipped using standard methods. Please contact us for more information.
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
I look forward to several future consignments with Heritage and with your continued guidance and expertise.View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)