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African Wood and Metal Ceremonial Axe

Auction:
2376
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$1,293

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

African Wood and Metal Ceremonial Axe, Dahomey, the brass crescent-shaped blade with fish cut-outs, projecting from a stylized animal head, with horned animal and axe-shaped attachments, the metal-covered wood handle with punctuate decoration, lg. 24 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

metal-covered wood handle, Ancient weapons, Axe, Brass instrument, Logging, Medieval weapons

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