- Museum number
Ivory tusk carved with a spiral of male and female figures.
- Production date
- 20thC (early) (?)
Length: 9.25 inches (Register 1953: 9 1/4".)
- Curator's comments
- These carvings were made from the 1850s onwards in coastal Congo for the early trade in African souvenirs and were probably available for sale up and down the west coast of Africa.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collection made by the donor’s father, Sir P.Crampton Smyly, formerly Chief Justice of Sierra Leone (1909-1911) and of the Gold Coast Colony (1911-1929).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number