Spoon. Africa, South Africa: Zulu. 20th century. Elephant ivory. h 11.8 cm. Acquired 1972. Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection. UEA 273. www.scva.ac.uk
African Spoons - Zulu Tsonga Spoons Ladles Beer Strainer - Early 20th Century Collected Double-sided Zulu spoons are rare. The lack of patina confirms an early collection date, as missionaries and early visitors to South Africa preferred new - crisp objects. This style and form confirm great age.