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74. FINE BRONZE ARM ADORNMENT. KIRDI? CAMEROON

£1100

Bronze Arm Adornment. Kirdi Culture? Cameroon

This finely cast bronze arm adornment displays a beautiful form with a prominent central ridge. Over time, the surface of the bronze has developed a lovely smooth patina.

A similar example of arm adornment with this type of form appears in The World of Bracelets (p. 81) a publication on the Colette Ghysel collection of jewellery.(p. 81).

Estimated Period: Late 19th Century

Ex Romy Rey Collection, London

Length: 10.5cm

Width: 12.5cm

Reference

Anne van Cutsem and Mauro Magliani, The World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, Oceania, America (2002), p. 81

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