19th Century Carved Ivory Paperweight
A 19th century carved ivory paperweight from the Loango coast depicting a prosperous looking negro [perhaps a preacher] who contemplates the temptation presented to him as ‘devil fire water’. His eyes, buttons and trousers defined by black-lac.
Circa 1890 4″ x 2.5″ Price £ POA
Category: Antique Folk Art