AFRICA: CAMEROUN: iron ensuba (5313g), VF

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Ethnographic - African Start Price:125.00 USD Estimated At:250.00 - 350.00 USD
AFRICA: CAMEROUN: iron ensuba (5313g), VF
650.00USD+ (130.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2023 Jun 12 @ 10:03UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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AFRICA: CAMEROUN: iron ensuba (5313g), Opitz p.141 (plate example), Siegler p.16, ca. 38 x 9cm, "potato masher"-type, with a sharp end and a heavy bulbous bottom, used by the Bafia people of central Cameroon as money and as bride price (with 30 ensubas worth a wife), VF, R, ex Howard Gibbs Collection (#87), ex Charles Opitz Collection.