African Tribal Art - Prestige scepter, Ethiopia/Sudan

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African Tribal Art - Ritual scepter, Ethiopia/Sudan


This dramatic iron prestige scepter is from Ethiopia/Sudan. The front and back surface is covered with raised curvilinear lines reminiscent of Arabic script and the shape refers to that of some throwing knives. It measures 25 high by 11 wide. Early 20th century. Ex Robert Dowling.  #5929  SOLD
 

African Tribal Art - Ritual scepter, Ethiopia/Sudan, back

African Tribal Art - Ritual scepter, Ethiopia/Sudan, detail

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