07-13-2021 07-21-2021
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July 13, 2021 12:00 PM - July 21, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

Ceremonial Short Sword, Mopamba

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3695T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 13, 2021 12:00PM


Ceremonial Short Sword, Mopamba, Ngombe/Poto, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the wide iron blade with a double crescent-shaped cutout toward the rattan-wrapped shoulder, engraved on both sides, the handle wrapped with copper and animal hide, lg. 23 in.

Provenance: Norman Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Estimate $300-500

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Cambridge, Congo