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

Description
Necklace (5) - Beads, Terracota - Kalahari Bushman - Botswana
1st half 20th century - Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear

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 "

Lot details
Total nr of items
5
Object
Necklace
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
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