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Whistle – Bronze, Wood – Sao / Kotoko – Chad


Object Horse rider (2x)
Ethnic group: Sao / Kotoko
Country: Chad
Material: Bronze
Estimated period: Second half 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 7x7x2 cm
Weight: 220 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear


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SKU: 18.76.1 Category: Tags: , , , ,

Old whistle from the Sao / Kotoko tribe from Chad.
Stylistic bronze equestrian figure on top of the whistle.
These figures were crafted in Chad, following the cire perdue (lost wax) technique.
Horses riders have a high social rank in Chad. They symbolise wealth and power.
Good condition with a nice patina. The whistle still makes a good sound.



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