BAMUN PRESTIGE COLLARS ARCHIVES, Cameroon

This example was made long after the forced abdication and death of King Njoya in 1933 and was probably made to be sold.

The prestige collar below has been sold and is left here for reference and educational purposes.

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BAMUN
Collar 1
19.5"
SOLD

 BAMUN
Collar 7
14.5" diameter
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMUN, PRESTIGE COLLARS ARCHIVES, Cameroon

Brass collars like these with buffalo or human heads were originally part of the Fon's (king) personal regalia. Other title holders could also own them.

See Art of the Cameroon, by Tamara Northern.

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