The Bobo Chameleon is a symbolic representation used by diviners for protection against malevolent forces. Chameleons have ancestral knowledge associated with nature spirits and were featured on amulets, rings and bracelets. The tail curls into a spiral which is a symbolic motif for life and the passage of time.

Origin: Burkina Faso
Time Period: Early 20th c
Provenance: From a private American collection
Materials: Copper alloy, stand is not included
Dimensions: 3 1/3in. long x  1 3/4 in. high
Condition: Appears in fine condition
Inventory #A3387
Price: Sold

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