Project Description

Kanuri silver ring, West Africa

Old ring worn by the Kanuri women in Nigeria (West Africa). In all this area the rings recall the typical mud architecture. It has a beautiful silver patina.

From 1st half of XXth century.

The ring size is US 7 1/2 – 18 inner diameter. The “tower” measures 2 cm (0,7 in) high.

Weight: 8 gr.

NIG40

Reference:

“Bagues ethniques d’afrique, d’Asie et d’Amerique”, van Cutsem, Anne, Skira, 2000

Price: 120,00 €