snuff spoons; intshengula; izintshengula

Two snuff spoons, one of which is made of ivory, the other is made of copper alloy. The ivory spoon is long and thin, and has three prongs for a handle. One of the prongs has snapped away. The neck of the spoon has a grid carving. The copper alloy spoon has two prongs, which widen at the neck. Above this section, the neck of the spoon has a geometric pattern.

Zulu snuff spoons are usually made out of bone, and less typically out of ivory, wood or metal.

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