A South African Northern Nguni rhinoceros horn knobkerrie

A South African Northern Nguni rhinoceros horn knobkerrie

1800 to 1900 South Africa

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A South African Northern Nguni rhinoceros horn knobkerrie
19th CENTURY

Size: 43cm long
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Used as symbols of high rank and status rhinoceros horn clubs have
always been highly prized. Reserved for the use of chiefs, presumably a
high-ranking colonial army officer adapted this one for his own use
with a brass loop at the end so that it could be worn on his belt.
Dimensions
Height 43.00 cm (16.93 inches)
Medium
Rhino horn and Brass
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