west-africa-fang-tribe-janus-form-horn-or-trumpet
Lot 468
West Africa, Fang Tribe Janus Form Horn or Trumpet
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Zaire,19th century, carved from the tip of a tusk, the end fashioned with a human face on all two sides, just below is a mouth hole, and along the lower edge are four registers of circles. Mounted on a custom metal stand.

15.5 in.; 16.5 in. with stand.

Purchased in 1971 from dealer J. J. Klejman, New York City. A copy of the original invoice is available. The Collection of Dr. Malcolm Hardy, Chapel Hill, NC

Deep, dark-brown age and use patina; some age hairlines. This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Sale for additional information.

$1,000 - 2,000