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FINE AFRICAN 17th C. LOBI BRACELET - WEAPON

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Lot 0018 Details

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Fine African 17th C. Lobi bracelet - weapon. Of hammered, high copper bronze, a best example of a Lobi tribal bracelet weapon. Worn by both men and women, this fine old example, likely for a woman, is untouched and of superior form and condition. From Burkina Faso, this scarce type did not substitute for currency. The hatch tooled engraved surface is well worn, circa 1660's-80's, with its custom crafted, fine welded iron stand. Approx. 3 1/8" height, 2 5/8" width
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FINE AFRICAN 17th C. LOBI BRACELET - WEAPON

Estimate $80 - $150Apr 16, 2019
Starting Price $40
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