East African Kenyan Probably Masai Carved Black Rhinoceros Horn Sceptre
East African Kenyan Probably Masai Carved Black Rhinoceros Horn Sceptre
East African Kenyan Probably Masai Carved Black Rhinoceros Horn Sceptre
East African Kenyan Probably Masai Carved Black Rhinoceros Horn Sceptre

East African Kenyan Probably Masai Carved Black Rhinoceros Horn Sceptre

1800 to 1900 Kenya

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An East African Kenyan Probably Masai Carved Black Rhinoceros Horn Sceptre
Old smooth polished patina. Some abrasion to one side
19th Century

Size: 49cm long – 19 ins long
Provenance: Ex Private Belgian collection
Rhinoceros horn staffs or knobkeries were regarded as prestige items and were an essential part of a chief’s regalia functioning both as a staff of office and as a symbol of his personal dignity.

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Rhinoceros Horn
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