Snuff Holder



Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-86A
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Ivory

The horn has a collar and lid of chased silver. From a ring in the middle of the lid hangs a silver snuff spoon. The horn was made on the Kittim River, by relative of Bia Bete's father and presented to the latter when he became Paramount Chief of Ndema.

Length 18.5 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 270 - Collector Number

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