Burkina Faso Snake Pendant

$ 269.00


This rare tribal pendant from Burkina Faso depicts the joining of 2 water snakes. They are formed in high-relief with great texture. It has a rich coffee brown patina, with bursts of gold where it has been touched by generations of owners. The incisions have a wonderfully irregular quality that shows the hand of the maker The body of the pendant tilts slightly to side. Presented on denim blue cotton string.

Material: Bronze, cotton

Measurements: 4" L x 3.5" H, .5"W 

Age: 1910s


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