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February Discovery

2020-02-24 10:00:00

Lot 8

(5) Set of African Ceremonial Instruments

Set of African ceremonial instruments. a) clapper made of hollowed tusk with wooden rod and leather hanger; b) tusk hung on twisted cloth rope with knotted rag fringe, tooth protruding from base; c) hollow wooden clapper with exterior carving ofeyelids and white markings, grass fringe and hanger; d) double sided drum with leather skin, grass bindings and carved wooden handle; e) wooden ladle with giraffe head stem and large, triangular ladle bowl. Carved decoration onexterior to emphasize texture of giraffe neck and to decorate bowl. Dimensions are: smallest - c) 9 in (22.8 cm) long with fringe X 5 in (12.7 cm) diameter at base; largest - d) 26 in (66.4 cm) long with handle X 13 1/2 in (34.3 cm) diameter.All measurements are approximate.

Estimate $40.00-50.00

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