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Heavy Fulani or Gurunsi anklet 01.01.797

Fulani women wear them on their anklet. They were also used as bride monney and as currency. A similar bracelet is attributed by Glar 2012 to the Gurunsi tribe (Bukina Faso).

  • Ref.:01.01.797
  • Size:Largest diameter:95 mm; Thickness: 20 X 32 mm
  • Weight:1.110 kg

Category

  • Collectible Brass Bracelets & Anklets 01.01West-, Central- & North Africa 29.01The area of Guinea 07.01
  • JEWELRY FROM SUB SAHARIAN & NORTH AFRICA 01AFRICAN TRIBAL CURRENCIES 07REGIONAL GALLERIES 29

Origin

  • West and Central Africa
  • Sahelian region (Mali, Niger Burkina-Faso)
  • FulaniGurunsi

Material

  • MetalBrass / bronze

Quality

  • Collectible (fine or rare example of an object)High aesthetic valueExcellent overall condition

250.00
CHF
$