African Artifacts

Bronze elephant with cowrie shells and fiber

The Hauser Gallery specializes in African artifacts ranging from masks, Dogon, granary doors, Yoruba beaded belts, chief coat, wall hangings, bronze pots, ceremonial headdresses, fertility figures and more.

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Elephants always mean good luck, especially those with upturned trunks. This rare cast bronze elephant was used as a ceremonial headdress/dance mask. Embellished with cowrie shells and wound raffia it dates to the mid 1800’s.

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Hauser Gallery is an art gallery featuring Japanese art and fabric, African artifacts, jewelry, and more. Visit us at hausergallery.com.
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