BAMILEKE HORNS/TRUMPETS, Cameroon

Although exquisitely carved, our Bamileke horns/trumpets show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.


Bamileke
Horn 1
72.5" high
$1500 or $2500/pair

  

Bamileke
Horn 2
73.5" high
$1500 or $2500/pair


 

Bamileke
Horns 1-2
72.5-73.5" high
$2500 for the pair


  Bamileke
Horn 3
50.5" high
$900 or $1500/pair 

Bamileke
Horn 4
49.5" high
$900 or $1500/pair

Bamileke
Horns 3-4
49.5-50.5" high
$1500 for the pair


Bamileke
Horn 5
48" high
$900


The Bamileke horn below has been sold and is left here for reference and educational purposes.

         

Bamileke
Horn 6
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMILEKE, HORNS/TRUMPETS, Cameroon

Prestige drinking horns were a man's most important personal article. Trumpets, made from horn or carved from wood, were used ceremonially for their sound. Trumpets like the largest, 1 and 2, were also displayed as an arch through which the king appeared.

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