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Necklace (5) - Beads, Terracota - Kalahari Bushman - Botswana

Lot reference 29899571
Necklace (5) - Beads, Terracota - Kalahari Bushman - Botswana

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1st half 20th century - Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear

Total nr of items: 5
Object: Necklace (More lots)
Ethnic group/ culture: Kalahari Bushman
Region/ country: Botswana
Material: Beads, Terracota
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 2×2×780 mm
Weight: 50 g

Rare, genuine hand-made item. Therein lies its value.

All these pieces were acquired through chance encounters with the people who made them, while on visits into the Kalahari at a time when there were NO tourists and only one main sandy track from Kanye to Ghanzi.

1) seed necklace length 68 cm
2) clay with yellow beads 42 cm
3) " " blue " 65 "
4) " " orange " 78 "
5) ostrich beads 38 "

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