A Superb and Classic Ivory Bark Cloth Pounder from Central Zaire, Africa

A Superb and Classic Ivory Bark Cloth Pounder from Central Zaire, Africa
19th Century
Size : 26 cm long – 10¼ ins long
c/f a very similar example FMCH X65.8586 a gift of the Wellcome Trust to the Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Los Angeles, CA, USA
This fine elephant ivory bark cloth pounder has aged gracefully, developing a mellow amber patina over time. Its feel resembles touching smooth skin and is perhaps its greatest subliminal attribute.

A Superb and Classic Ivory Bark Cloth Pounder from Central Zaire, Africa

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