12 June 2003
ORNEMENT DE JAMBE EN METAL GURUNSI
De forme annulaire recourbée, supportant trois têtes masculines et une projection verticale. Belle patine croûteuse.
Diamètre maximale: 21.5 cm
Phillipe Guimiot, 1975
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Bastin, M.-L., Utotombo, l'Art d'Afrique noire dans les collections privées belges, Brussels, 1988, p.130, no.24
Brussels, 1988, no.24
Fisher, A. : African Adorned, London, 1984, p.124 for an almost identical anklet with four heads. The author states that the heads represented are those of ancestors whose power and protection is elicited by the wearing jewellery with such images.
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