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    Description

    Lower Niger (Nigeria)
    Four Very Similar Cuffs
    Copper Alloy
    Diameter of circlet : 3 ½ inches Width: ¾ inch

    Each of the almost identical cuffs or bracelets in this lot is less than an inch wide, with a continuous band of decoration marked at even intervals by eight loops for the attachment of small bell-like dangles which in most cases are still present. The continuous decoration alternates small heads with curvilinear patterns resembling stylized hairstyles. The point of origin of these circular ornaments has not been determined, hence the "Lower Niger" designation. All four bracelets have minor corrosion and some missing dangling parts. One bracelet has a missing outer rim on one side for two inches.

    Provenance: H. Bruce Greene II and family, Naples, Florida



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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    7th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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