Lot: 402

91e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Rare massue

Afrique du Sud, Zoulou

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Old British Collection L: 43 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

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