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Nyamwezi Chieftain's Neck Adornment

Tanzania. £740

Chieftain's Neck Adornment. Probably Nyamwezi Culture, Tanzania

This unusual neck adornment features at its centre a large wooden head carved in a light wood with pronounced features. The string is threaded with a combination of seeds, sections of wood and thin bamboo sections. At the top is a large-sized cowrie shell, exhibiting a lovely encrusted surface patina.

Ex Mario Stella Collection, Italy

Dimensions on Custom-Mount: Height - 47cm, Width - 22.5cm, Depth - 6cm

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47 CM X 22.5 CM
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