A Zulu, South Africa, Black Rhinoceros Horn Knobkerrie
A Zulu, South Africa, Black Rhinoceros Horn Knobkerrie

A Zulu, South Africa, Black Rhinoceros Horn Knobkerrie

1800 to 1900 South Africa ( Zulu )

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A Zulu, South Africa, Black Rhinoceros Horn Knobkerrie
Old Dark smooth and shiny patina
19th Century

Size : 65 cm long – 25½ ins long
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Knobkerrie is a word deriving from Afrikaans and Hottentot and is emblematic of the Zulu people. A Zulu man always carried one, but only those men of appropriate rank and status carried one crafted from rhinoceros horn.
Dimensions
Height 65.00 cm (25.59 inches)
Medium
Rhinoceros Horn
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