A Fine Northern Nguni, South Africa, Black Rhinoceros Horn Knobkerrie

A Fine Northern Nguni, South Africa, Black Rhinoceros Horn Knobkerrie
With ribbed and fluted spherical head
Old lustrous patina
19th Century
Size : 67 cm long – 26½ ins long
Rhino horn knobkerrie were used to denote significant authority whereas ones made of hard woods were used as short sticks for clubbing or throwing. The beautifully carved head of this example is unusual.

A Fine Northern Nguni, South Africa, Black Rhinoceros Horn Knobkerrie

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