Loango, West African, Kongo Peoples Carved Ivory Tusk

A Loango, West African, Kongo Peoples Carved Ivory Tusk with an English
silver mount, hallmarked Birmingham 1906
Late 19th Century
Size: 57cm long – 22½ ins long
Using iron tools, workshops along the Loango coast specialised in producing carved ivory objects for the foreign trade. These tusks were made with great attention to detail, the naturalistic relief carving showing the daily activities of coastal and commercial life.

Loango, West African, Kongo Peoples Carved Ivory Tusk

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