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LOT 1859

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GBP (£) 100 - 140
EUR (€) 120 - 160
USD ($) 140 - 190

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1

Sudanese Bone Bracelet

19th century AD or earlier

A bracelet worked from a section of bone, with broad waisted body and everted rims, decorated with a circumferential medial band of rectangles alternating with crosses, each composed of dot-in-ring motifs. 47 grams, 85mm (3 1/4"). Fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
From the private collection of a London antiquarian; acquired on the London art market in the 1980s.

Literature
See The Metropolitan Museum, accession number 2008.190.93, for a bracelet of similar form and with similar decorative motifs.