Other Ethnic Objects

Fine Tuareg Teapot – Mauritania

Mid 20th century. Tin gr. 689,3 (24.31 oz.); copper, resin decorations. Cm. 21,0 high (8.27”) x cm. 21,0 width (8.27”). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus....

Tuareg Hammer – Mali/Niger

Mid 20th century. Bronze, copper, enamel gr. 637,2 (22.47 oz.). Cm. 25,0 high x cm. 14,0 width (9.84” x 5.51”). Authentic old Tuareg hammer, decorated with traditional geometric designs. These hammers are used by Tuareg to break blocks of sugar. The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and...

Authentic Old Tuareg Camel Saddle – Niger

1970-80. Cm. 84,0 high x cm. 69,5 width (33.07" x 27.36"). An old, original and complete object, with good usage patina and minor age-related damage. These camel saddles are formed by stitching and glueing brightly colored leather embossed onto a forked wooden base. The leather was then embellished with delicate drawings, as well...