Bamum Court Jester


 African court jesters typically exhibited some physical difference from the norm whether it was in being of short statue or having a hump. Their duties were telling jokes, praising the rulers and making sharp comments. They often moved in a strange way - either exaggerated or nimble -  and played some musical instrument. Above all they used wit, puns and riddles.

This bronze jester has a horn and a jug of wine. His crown has 3 monkeys on it.

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Is acting as a prop in a major motion picture about Pt Barnum Dec 2016 - Feb 2017

Product Details:

  • Size: 21" x 9" x 5"
  • Shipping: $90
  • Material: African Bronze
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