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African Wood and Metal Ceremonial Axe

Auction:
2376
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$411

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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 wood handle covered with copper sheathing, the forged blade with a relief-carved human face on each side of the shaft, lg. 18 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Ancient weapons, Axe, Copper, Logging, Medieval weapons, Songye

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