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Luba Ceremonial Axe

Auction:
3270T
Lot:
1155
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
Sale #3270T - 3270T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Luba Ceremonial Axe, early 20th century, wood handle terminates in a well-coiffured head, wrought iron blade from the mouth, lg. 17 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Architecture, Axe, Camping equipment, Ethnic groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ferrous metallurgy, Luba, Luba people, Visual arts, Wrought iron