AFRICA, CAMEROON 1950 TIKAR PEOPLE TRIBAL BRONZE WEDDING NECKLACE/CURRENCY
AFRICA, CAMEROON 1950 TIKAR PEOPLE TRIBAL BRONZE WEDDING NECKLACE/CURRENCY
AFRICA, CAMEROON 1950 TIKAR PEOPLE TRIBAL BRONZE WEDDING NECKLACE/CURRENCY
AFRICA, CAMEROON 1950 TIKAR PEOPLE TRIBAL BRONZE WEDDING NECKLACE/CURRENCY
AFRICA, CAMEROON 1950 TIKAR PEOPLE TRIBAL BRONZE WEDDING NECKLACE/CURRENCY
AFRICA, CAMEROON 1950 TIKAR PEOPLE TRIBAL BRONZE WEDDING NECKLACE/CURRENCY
AFRICA, CAMEROON 1950 TIKAR PEOPLE TRIBAL BRONZE WEDDING NECKLACE/CURRENCY
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AFRICA, CAMEROON 1950 TIKAR PEOPLE TRIBAL BRONZE WEDDING NECKLACE/CURRENCY

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A RARE CEREMONIAL BRONZE NECKLACE FROM THE TIKAR PEOPLE. IS A BEAUTIFUL AND VERY HEAVY PIECE CREATED DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE XX CENTURY (Circa 1950) IN CAMEROON,THE WEST AFRICA. MADE BY THE ETHNIC PEOPLE OF THE TIKAR AND CRAFTED IN SOLID BRONZE WITH THE LOST WAX TECHNIQUE.

THESE BRONZE CEREMONIAL TORQUE NECKLACES WERE USED DURING WEDDING CEREMONIES AND WERE USED AS CURRENCY AS WELL. THE COMMON VILLAGER'S LOOKED UP THE BEARER OF THIS NECKLACE, AS HE OR SHE HAD AUTHORITY AND SOCIAL POWER IN THE COMMUNITY. IS DECORATED WITH TRIBAL PATTERNS OF GEOMETRIC CIRCLES AND FIGURATIONS WITH 5 SPIKES AT TOP. 

IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH GREAT BROWNISH COLOR AND SOME VERDI GRIS PATINA, AS USUAL.

IS PRESENTED IN A STEEL CUSTOM MADE, SUPPORTING BASE. A VERY DECORATIVE PIECE AND RARELY SEE IN THE AFTER MARKET.

THIS PIECE HAVE A MEASURES OF 17 BY 15 BY 3 Inches. 

INVENTORY REF: D0000SENY/.1111


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