FANG CEREMONIAL GONG 4, Gabon

Despite its appearance, this object was probably made to be sold.


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

FANG
CEREMONIAL GONG 4
20" high
Gabon
$600

This double gong has been enhanced with a special handle and striker, which would limit it to a ritual or ceremonial use. The carving imitates the proportions and feel of Bieri figures and heads


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