H: 21 cm (approx. 8”) wood
Estimated age: end of the 19th century or early 20th century
Provenance: Formerly belonged to Adam Prout; UK. From a historic English collection; Belgian private collection
Estimate: € 3.000 - 4.000
Probably made for ritual use, this pair of hair pins is carved from Kassu bone. Each of the objects depicts a hornbill on the top.
A very rare object.