Lot: 402

91 Tribal Art Auction

Rare club

South Africa, Zulu

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Old British Collection L: 16.9 inch 3500 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

animal horn, brass, additional: headring, fine plant fibre netting, remains of old collection label Rare animal horn clubs have always been considered particularly valuable and highly valued. As a status symbol, their property was reserved for great hunters. The rare material was difficult to work with, but was very durable and also had great magical effectiveness.


Klopper, Sandra et. al., The Art of Southern Africa, Milan 2007, No. 89