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Sotho, South Africa, fine old honey coloured patina
Size : 56 cm long – 22 ins long
WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR SIMILAR OLD RHINO HORN KNOPKERRIE / STAFFS - PLEASE CONTACT WITH DETAILS
WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR SIMILAR RHINO HORN STAFFS
A measure of the esteem in which these rhinoceros horn knobkerrie or sceptre were held is evidenced by an engraving of 1833 of the Basotho chief Mosheshwe, ( E. Casalis Les Bassoutos, pub. 1859 ) showing him holding a knobkerrie to denote his chiefly status.
|Height||56.00 cm||(22.05 inches)|