BAMUN PRESTIGE COLLARS, Cameroon

The collars below have been vetted as authentic.


BAMUN
Collar 5
17.5" diameter
$600

 BAMUN
Collar 3
15.5" diameter
$400



BAMUN
Collar 6
14.5" diameter
$500



These examples were made long after the forced abdication and death of King Njoya in 1933 and were probably made to be sold.

BAMUN
Collar 2
13" diameter
$400

BAMUN
Collar 4
17" diameter
$400


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMUN, PRESTIGE COLLARS, Cameroon

Brass collars like these with buffalo or human heads were originally part of the Fon's (king) personal regalia. Other title holders could also own them.

See Art of the Cameroon, by Tamara Northern.


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