AFRICAN RATTLES

African Rattles 3-17


Rattle 3
8.25" high
$50



Rattle 6
6.5" high
$40

Rattle 12
6" high
$40


Rattle 9
10" high
$50

Rattle 13
7.75" high
$50

Rattle 14
10.5" high
$60

Rattle 15
12.5" high
$60

Rattle 16
8" high
$50

Rattle 17
9.5" high
$60

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

These rattles have been vetted as authentic and, except for 6 and 12, with signs of use and age.

Rattles are among the art forms in Africa, used both as a musical instrument and as a work of sculpture significant in many religious and secular ceremonial functions, including dance and other rituals. All are functional, exhibit excellent basketry and come from the Bamileke area of Cameroon.

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