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Bottle-shaped gourd vessel, perforated at both ends, with incised hearts, triangles, and tridents which outline two crocodiles with one belly.
- Found/Acquired: Jaman
- (Africa,Ghana,Asante Region,Jaman)
- Length: 15.1 inches
Bottle-shaped gourd, perforated at both ends, witn incised hearts, triangles, and tridents which outline 2 crocodiles with one belly.
19- GOLD COAST & JAMAN.
Register 1948: Collected by the testator's husband in c. 1888 (see R Austin Freeman, "Travel & Life in Ashanti & Jaman" pp. 148-152, & figure of mask.)
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF5806
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