July 08, 2020 11:00 AM EDT Cincinnati
Ends July 20, 2020


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Lot of Two Azande Throwing Knives, Sold to Benefit ATADA

Lot consists of two Azande throwing knives of typical form, the largest measuring 17" x 16.5".  Of iron construction with one having what appears to be a stitched reptile skin grip.  Both examples show incised geometric motifs.

Condition:

Good.  One example shows an attractive patination with good definition remaining to decoration.  Other example appears to have some evidence of light cleaning.  Both show delamination of metal consistent with non-bessemer process metalurgy.  A fine pair of this classic and very collectible ethnographic weapon.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$406
07/08/2020

 

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