This is a extremely rare type of Tsonga staff finial figure with a Tsonga chief riding a baboon. More common (but rare) are a type with a baboon standing on the heads of two Tsonga chiefs. This staffs were made during the first two decades of the 20th Century. 34,5 cm, 13,6 in
Provenance: Christie´s Paris, Peter Willborg (J P Willborg), Swedish doctor 1950´s collection, Linköping.