MENDE OBJECT 7, Sierra Leone

Despite the elegant workmanship, it shows no evidence of age or use and was probably made to be sold.


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MENDE
OBJECT 7
16.5"high x 5"wide x 5"deep
Sierra Leone
$1000

This unique object, covered in cloth, has a compartment inside with something that is enclosed and rattles. It is similar in form to several Dan fetishes and could have had a similar intended function.


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