African Tribal Art - Knobkerries, South Africa

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South Africa
Wood, wire
44 by 13 by 9 inches (112 by 33 by 23 cm) as based
First half 20th century
Ex collection Fifi White, Berkeley

A group of six knobkerries, mounted together on a wooden base. These were originally used as weapons during battle but have evolved into items of prestige for daily use.


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