Bronze Spear Torque Currency

  • metal, bone
  • 16 x 14 x 8.5 in
  • Rigsby Frederick

With a graceful curve, this torque currency of the Yoruba people in Nigeria set in a carved elk vertebrae mount with a stainless steel base.

This captivating heavy cast, sculptural object was created by melting down manilla bracelets and lesser currencies and owning one reflected one’s amassed wealth.

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