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AF597: Ngbaka Throwing Knife

  • AF597 : Ngbaka Throwing Knife
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AF597: Ngbaka Throwing Knife

A large and well forged Ngbaka throwing knife. These unusual weapons were used in the hand, throw and as important status symbols within the culture. The elegant form is reminiscent of an antelope head, and the handle is covered with lizard skin. The front surface has fine chisel work decorations. This one comes with a custom metal stand.     

Previously in the collection of Bill Jamison, Ontario, Canada.

21" Tall by 13" Wide. Early 20th century, Zaire, Africa.    ....$1200.00

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