FANG SPOON 8, Gabon

 

Photographs © Tim Hamill

FANG, RITUAL SPOON 8, 19.5", $600, Gabon, SOLD

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

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

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