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African Wood and Metal Ceremonial Axe

Auction:
2376
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$1,528

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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, Songye, the forged steel blade with elaborate open work and single-head projection on both sides, the wood handle covered with a copper sheath, patina of use, handle lg. 15 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

steel blade, Axe, Logging, Medieval weapons, Songye

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