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Arms & Armour, Pre-Columbian, Asian and Ethno

Mumuye African Rain Wand, Iron Forged

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Start price: $250

Estimated price: $400 - $600

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

20th century made, iron forged African rain wand. Several twisted iron rods in a narrow direct pointed direction, with diamond shaped tips to each. These forged-iron wands were utilized by the Mumuye shamans in rain-making ceremonies where they would place the bottom ends in small holes dug into the earth, and symbolically call on the gods for rain. Size 24 1/2" H, STAND NOT INCLUDED

Condition: Well preserved condition throughout.