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Central African Sword and Scabbard

Auction:
3113T
Lot:
1187
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3113T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Central African Sword and Scabbard, Congo, wide leather scabbard holds a sword with a carved wooden handle and iron blade, lg. of sword 20 1/2, lg. of scabbard with sword 22 in.

Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago.
Estimate $600-900


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Arnold Crane, Blade weapons, City of London swords, Heavy Cavalry Sword, Military science, Military technology, Scabbard, Security, Sword, Chicago, Congo

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