Kongo Ceremonial Sword
- Sold for:
- American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
- Date / Time :
- May 05, 2018 10:00AM
Kongo Ceremonial Sword, 18th century or earlier, commonly referred to as the "chief sword" or sipata, style imported by the Portuguese from the 16th century, iron forged as one piece, (missing handle and part of the end of the blade), lg. 32 3/4 in.
Provenance: Jacobs Collection, Chevy Chase, Maryland; Merton Simpson, New York.
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