Lot: 26096th Auction
Face bell "omo"
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ijebu
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|H: 4.5 inch||
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copper alloy (bronze, brass), with clapper, traces of corrosion, missing part These bells were owned by important Ijebu chiefs. They were worn on a sash draped diagonally across the torso.
Homberger, Lorenz (Hg.), Yoruba, Zürich 1991, p. 53