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Spoon

Lid

Object Number:37-22-86B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sudanese
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:African
Materials:Silver
Length: 18 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number:270 - Collector Number

Description

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.

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