Africa: Ethnology
Manillas - Arm- and Footrings
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more information about manillas

AFRICA:

Antique lockable manilla, made of copper, partly with fine geometric ornamentations.

Nice patination.

Mali-Burkina Faso, from the tribes of Peul, Mossi and others out of this area.

Measurements:

Outside diameter, 81 mm

Inside diameter, 60 mm

Height, 28/18 mm

Weight, 454 g

€ 135.-
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AFRICA:

Ankle ring of copper, Mali-Burkina Faso, Lobi and Gurunsi tribe. To be worn only by women.

Breadth, 81 mm,

Length, 133 mm

Height, ca. 28 mm

Weight, 186 g

€ 90.-
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AFRICA:

Small Girl ankle ring made from cast brass, dark patinated, scarce!

Mali-Burkina Faso, Lobi and Gurunsi tribe. To be worn only by women/girls.

Breadth ca. 52 mm,

Length ca. 86 mm

Height, ca. 16 mm

Weight, 26 g

€ 80.-
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AFRICA:

Ankle ring made from cast brass, strongly worn.

Mali-Burkina Faso, Lobi and Gurunsi tribe. To be worn only by women.

Breadth ca. 88 mm,

Length ca. 142 mm

Height, ca. 30 mm

Weight, 243 g

€ 110.-
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AFRICA:

Arm-ankle rings with 3 bells from the Senufo people, made of cast brass. To be worn mainly by medicinemen but also by musicians, children and youths during dancing.

Ring outer diameter, ca. 61/45 mm,

Ring diameter 5,5 mm

Bell diameter ca. 22 mm

Weight, 92,8 g

€ 95.-
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AFRICA:

Heavy copper Wedding- Manilla.

Area De Say/Djerma, Niger, intensiv wear.

Outside diameter,

ca. 117 mm,

Height ca. 97 mm

Weight, 785 g

€ 110.-
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AFRICA:

Lockable manilla, made of aluminium, scarce, with fine geometric ornamentations at the lock ends and at the main part, other surfaces are without ornamentation.

Mali-Burkina Faso, from the tribes of Peul, Mossi and others out of this area.

Outside diameter,

ca. 95 mm,

Height ca.53 mm

Weight, 515 g

€ 150.-
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AFRICA:

Lobi armring for children with zoomorph figur, representing a python snake. Ivory Coast-Burkina Faso.

Outside diameter,

ca. 63/50 mm,

Hight ca. 7 mm

Weight, 31 g

sold, similar available
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AFRICA:

Children Lobi armrings with zoomorph figures representing different animals like cicada and others, each represented on a python snake on the ring surface.

Ivory Coast-Burkina Faso

Outside diameter

from 62 up to 54 mm,

Breadth from 6 up to 9 mm

Weight from 36,3 up to 41,4 g

€ 48.-

each

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AFRICA:

Lobi armring with zoomorph figure like a cicada? and others, each represented on a python snake around the ring surface.

Ivory Coast-Burkina Faso

Outside diameter,

74 mm,

Breadth, 5,5/12 mm

Weight, 59,1 g

€ 48.-
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AFRICA:

Manilla/Armring made from Brass with two decorated dodekaeder-ends.

Area of Mali-Niger, mainly worn by Tuareg women in the area of Agadez.

Outside diameter,

ca. 116 mm,

Height ca. 106 mm

Weight, 880 g

€ 140.-
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AFRICA:

Birmingham Manilla, Type "Onoudou", produced for the Africa trade in England approximately between 1750 and 1850. This were payment in the trade with Akwete. African soil find from the Nigerdelta.

Outside diameter,

61 mm,

Hight, 19 mm

Weight, 64,4 g

€ 60.-
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AFRICA:

Lockable manilla, made of brass cast, with stroke decoration on the lock and partly on the other surfaces. Mali, perhaps a Dogonarmrring.

Outside diameter,

95 mm,

Breadth, 18 mm

Weight, 390 g

€ 90.-
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AFRICA:

Arm- ankle ring made of copper, with ends rolled up and brass rings are in these. The ring is not casted but hand forged. The upper surface is decorated with geometric circle and stroke patterns. These patterns are typically for the Tuareg tribes in the area of Mali-Niger.

Outer diameter, 65 mm

Ring measurements, 9x5 mm

Weight, 91.2 g

€ 95.-
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AFRICA:

Armring made of brass, surface richly decorated. Typical for Tuareg tribes in the area of Mali-Niger.

Diameter inside: ca. 67/58 mm

Breadth: ca. 38 mm

Weight: 190 g

€ 110.-
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AFRICA:

Armring, half-roundly casted from brass. Surface decorated with stroke patterns and circulating middle groove. Tuareg tribes in the area of Mali-Niger.

Diameter inside: ca. 67 mm

Outside diameter: ca. 86 mm

Breadth: ca. 22 mm

Weight: 118.7 g

Sample Picture

€ 55.-
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AFRICA:

Handforged and nicely decorated Armring, made of brass. Ornaments are typical for Dogon Tribes.

Diameter inside: ca. 69 mm

Breadth: ca. 11,5 mm

Weight: 52 g

€ 90.-
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AFRICA:

Ancient arm- upper arm bracelets of the Dinka tribe from Sudan.

These bracelets are used for traditional payments.

Inner dimensions ( left to right): 65/85, 60/65, 77/92 mm.

Weight:

216 g, 350 g, 193 g

If you are interested, please ask for more Information!

prices see picture
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AFRICA:

Heavy brass Wedding- Manilla.

Area De Say/Djerma, Niger.

Outside diameter,

ca. 110 mm,

Height ca. 29/41 mm

Weight, ca. 885 g

€ 130.-
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AFRICA:

Copper Wedding- Manilla with twisted body.

Area De Say/Djerma, Niger.

Outside diameter,

ca. 83 mm,

Height ca. 15/40 mm

Weight, ca. 413 g

€ 120.-
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AFRICA:

Copper Wedding- Manilla.

Area De Say/Djerma, Niger.

Outside diameter,

ca. 88 mm,

Height ca. 21/37 mm

Weight, ca. 387 g

€ 120.-
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AFRICA:

Richly decorated Armring made of brass with decorated cast ends.

Area Region Po, Burkina Faso, worn by Gurunsi tribes.

Outside diameter,

ca. 85 mm,

Height ca. 13/24 mm

Weight, 108 g

€ 95.-
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Lock View

AFRICA:

Fine decorated Armring/lockable Manilla made of brass.

Mali-Burkina Faso, from the tribes of Peul, Mossi and others out of this area.

Outside diameter,

ca. 102 mm,

Inside diameter ca. 74 mm

Height ca.19 mm

Weight, 486 g

€ 120.-

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