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Cowrie shell bowl with lid

Sale price€249

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HANDMADE

ONE-OF-A-KIND

This handmade cowrie shell and leather basket shell was made by the Hausa from northern Nigeria.

Often times these bowls were used to store grain in the past. Cowrie shells have been used in past centuries as a means of payment and in a decorative way as a symbol of wealth.

dia 27cm, h 15cm


Cowrie shell bowl with lid
Cowrie shell bowl with lid Sale price€249