Lobi Burkina Faso Crocodile Amulet Armband 1900

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Old Lobi of Burkina Faso large crocodile bronze armband with a great patina and exceptional design. About 11oz. The crocodile is regarded as a protector or more sacred spirit. The crocodile iconography is believed to help ward off evil and is repeated in Lobi jewelry. The more heads the more power. Made during the lost wax process. Circa late 19th, early 20th century. Acquired from a large estate collection of African art. 10.5″ circumference. The main design is about 6″ wide x 5″long. Old Lobi of Burkina Faso large crocodile bronze armband with a great patina and exceptional design. About 11oz. The crocodile is regarded as a protector or more sacred spirit. The crocodile iconography is believed to help ward off evil and is repeated in Lobi jewelry. The more heads the more power. Made during the lost wax process. Circa late 19th, early 20th century. Acquired from a large estate collection of African art. 10.5″ circumference. The main design is about 6″ wide x 5″long.African Croc Cuff DSC_0986 DSC_0984 DSC_0982

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