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Leather Dance Anklet with 48 Brass Ringing Bells - West Africa - Length 51/30 cm and 469 grams

Lot reference 15516635

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In excellent used condition - Third quarter of 20th century

Beautiful Old Vintage Leather ANKLET with 48 (16 rows of 3 bells) Copper RINGING BELLS.

Originating from West Africa and used at DANCE FESTIVITIES or rituals.

Well used and in excellent condition.

Bells ring beautifully, loudly and clearly when moving.

Leather, straps and buckles in good condition, no damage.
Leather is very pliable.
Beautiful old patina, with remains of earth still visible.

Since around 1975 in own collection.
Collected in Ethnografica Galerie in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Measurements and weight:
Maximum length 51 cm; wide leather part 30 cm long; width 9 cm

Weight 469 grams


Will be shipped by registered post with Track & Trace. Can also be picked up.

Nl jeannecata  

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Member since: October 5, 2015
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    Antiekjager November 18, 2017

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    Beautiful necklace, arrived promptly, well-packaged and in excellent condition. Photos were very accurate.
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United States $ 33.65
Austria $ 20.43
Belgium $ 20.43
Canada $ 33.65
Denmark $ 20.43
France $ 20.43
Germany $ 20.43
Ireland $ 26.44
Italy $ 20.43
Luxembourg $ 20.43
Netherlands $ 12.02
Norway $ 26.44
Poland $ 26.44
Portugal $ 26.44
Spain $ 20.43
Sweden $ 20.43
Switzerland $ 26.44
United Kingdom $ 20.43
Rest of Europe $ 26.44
Anywhere else $ 33.65

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