African Trompe l’Oeil Watch

African Trompe l'Oeil Watch

฿ 4,070.00

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Art History

Africa has maintained a rich tradition of beadwork for millennia. In southern Africa, beads were produced from ostrich eggshells as long as 15,000 years ago, while archaeological research indicates that glass beads were produced in antiquity.

 

Description

Islamic glass beads were traded in Africa as early as the ninth century, and European glass beads were introduced in the fifteenth century. Our striking watch design was developed from a richly beaded garment in the Museum¬ís collection made in the early twentieth century by the Mbukushu or Yei peoples of Angola, Namibia, or Botswana. Silver overlay case. Printed plastic band. Quartz movement. Imported. Case: 1 1/4” diam.; band: adjusts from 6 1/2” to 8 1/2”L.

 

Details

Silver overlay case Printed plastic band Quartz movement Imported Case: 1 1/4” diam.; band: adjusts from 6 1/2” to 8 1/2”L

 

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