Arts of Africa
19th century or earlier
3 1/2 x 7/8 x diam: 3/8 in. (9.0 x 2.2 x diam: 1.0 cm)
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Gift of Drs. Noble and Jean Endicott
Lost wax cast ornament. Long, thin, cylindrical, hollow tube, round opening at one end, narrowing to point at other end. Round loop extends from top and gently curving hook-like form extends from upper front. Cast ornamentation, consisting of three sets of double lines flanking two wavy lines, extend from top to bottom front. Similar ornamentation encircles round opening and at other end near loop. Reverse unornamented.Condition: very good. Soil in recesses.
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